Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed this afternoon that Jonny Evans will not be ready to return for the reds in time to face Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
Evans has been struggling with a hamstring injury that he picked up away to West Ham in the FA cup, an injury that had seen him sidelined for the Liverpool fixture where he watched from the stands with fiancee Helen McConnell.
Speaking at his weekly press conference this afternoon, Sir Alex said:
“We’ve got a strong squad. Jonny Evans still isn’t available, he’s not 100 per cent. Other than that, we’re not too bad. We got a lot of players a game on Wednesday and I thought they did well. It was a good performance.”
In slightly better news, Nemanja Vidic is set to make a return after suffered a knock against Liverpool which have him slight concussion, but after being rested on Wednesday against West Ham he is back training and available for selection against Tottenham Hotspur.
The squad will be flying out to Qatar after the Spurs match for a four-day training camp in the sun, find out more here