Date: 27th December 2011 at 2:21pm
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Have we not been down this road before, a road whereby we have an unlikely centre-back pairing?

Well it seems that history has repeated itself with United finishing the fixture against Wigan yesterday, with Patrice Evra and Michael Carrick doing a fine job.

Carrick had started in his far from preferred position but Evra was forced to change after Jonny Evans picked up a calf injury.

Speaking after the emphatic 5-0 win over Wigan, Sir Alex explained how the latest situation had arisen, remarking to the media,

“We have had a nightmare the last few days – Phil Jones came down ill, Chris Smalling was also ill. Rio called off with a back injury and Jonny came off injured at half time.”

“I`m certainly hoping Jones and Smalling will recover from illness that will make a difference.”


It should but I`m sure we have enough ammunition to see off the challenge Blackburn Rovers will present in our next game.



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