PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS: Norwich City V Manchester United.


Following a disappointing 2-1 Boxing Day defeat at home to fellow Premier League strugglers Fulham, Norwich will look to bounce back and stop a Manchester United side that are coming off a historic comeback victory at the KC Stadium.

Norwich News

Chris Hughton will be without centre-half Michael Turner for Saturday’s clash against Manhcester United.

Jonny Howson remains a doubt while Anthony Pilkington, Elliott Bennett , Alexander Tettey remain sidelined.

Manchester United News

While deputising at right-back for Rafael, who was forced off early on Thursday with a groin injury, Antonio Valencia was sent off leaving David Moyes with a crisis along his backline.

It is expected that Chris Smalling will make the switch from the centre to provide cover at right-back. Nemanja Vidic will likely be reinserted into the centre-half position.

Last week, Phil Jones picked up a knee injury that will keep him out for two weeks. However, both Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie could undergo a late fitness test before the match.


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