English Premiership

Man United without Anderson

2011-11-25 15:32
Anderson (Getty Images)

Manchester - Manchester United's Brazilian midfielder Anderson will be sidelined until February with a knee injury, manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday.

"Anderson not fit until February, he has gone to see a specialist in Portugal ... we didn't expect that, it's a blow," Ferguson told a media conference.

The Premier League champions, who trail leaders Manchester City by five points in second place, host fourth-placed Newcastle United on Saturday.

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