After Anderson was confirmed injured after training in Brail, Rio Ferdinand made an early exit from England’s 2-1 victory over Ukraine tonight, heading straight to the treatment room.

With Nemanja Vidic suspended for the weekend, United are going to be pushing it for defenders when they line-up against Aston Villa.

With Gary Neville touch and go, we might have to resort to playing Richard Eckersley at right back with John O’Shea and Jonny Evans in the middle, with Patrice Evra at left back. Not exactly the most solid of defences for a vital match!




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