Date: 26th November 2005 at 1:37pm
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Carroll, who left Old Trafford in the summer, has suffered from a knee injury but he is expected to take over from veteran Shaka Hislop in the West Ham team.

Gary Neville and Louis Saha are set to be in United’s squad after the pair returned from long-term injury with substitute appearances against Villarreal on Tuesday.

However, Ryan Giggs (fractured cheekbone), Gabriel Heinze (knee) and Quinton Fortune (hamstring) are still missing.

West Ham (from): Carroll, Hislop, Repka, Ferdinand, Gabbidon, Konchesky, Benayoun, Noble, Dailly, Newton, Mullins, Etherington, Sheringham, Harewood, Zamora, Bellion, Aliadiere, Bywater.

Manchester United (from): Van der Sar, Howard, Brown, Neville, Ferdinand, Silvestre, O’Shea, Richardson, Scholes, Smith, Fletcher, Park, Rooney, Ronaldo, Van Nistelrooy, Saha, Rossi.