First Team Match Day News

Rafael Da Silva & Phil Jones back for New Years Day

Good news!

Both Rafael Da Silva and Phil Jones are available for squad selection as Manchester United travel to Wigan Athletic in the Barclays Premier League tomorrow.

Rafael Da Silva has not featured for Manchester United since their 3-2 victory over Manchester City after suffering from a hamstring strain, while Phil Jones, who was filling in for Rafael picked up a knock in the Boxing Day fixture against Newcastle United at Old Trafford.

Manchester United leave Manchester Airport to Istanbul for Galatasaray in the UEFA Champions League

Speaking with MUTV after the West Brom game, Sir Alex Ferguson said:

“Phil could be ready and Rafa will be ready”

“We rested Robin, Chicharito, Ryan and Pau against West Brom so we’ve got enough freshness to bring in.

“Wigan had a great result today [winning 3-0 at Aston Villa] – it’ll be a hard game on Tuesday.”

Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic kicks off tomorrow at 3pm GMT

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