Vidic remained in
However, he has now completed his recovery from a cruciate operation and will be around to bolster Ferguson's defensive options at a time when both
In addition, fullback Rafael is still on international duty, meaning Ferguson only has four first-choice defenders available after the return of his
"They are big losses and they will miss the start of the season.
"Rafael is away but we do have
"That will be the back four on tour.
"Hopefully we don't get any more injuries as it would leave me a bit short."
United faces Norwegian outfit Valerenga this weekend, then Barcelona in
It is anticipated goalkeeper
English Premier League
Jose Reina admits he is flattered to be linked with a return to former club Barcelona but has again insisted he is happy at Liverpool, which he is contracted to until 2016.