Sam Allardyce is finally get Steven Taylor back tonight for tonight fixture. But United will miss both Abdoulaye Faye (calf) and Stephen ‘Not Really Care Much About Him’ Carr (hamstring).
Meanwhile, Brazilian centre-back Claudio Cacapa is still not in match fit condition so he’s not featured today. His fellow defenders Peter Ramage (knee) and Celestine Babayaro (hamstring) remain long-term absentees.
The Arsenal are without their latest injury player Alexander Hleb (Achilles) and hamstring victims Cesc Fabregas and Robin van Persie.
Shay Given, Habib Beye, Charles N’Zogbia, Steven Taylor, David Rozehnal, Nicky Butt, Joey Barton, Geremi (c), James Milner, Oba Martins, Alan Smith
Subs: Steve Harper, Jose Enrique, David Edgar, Emre, Mark Viduka
Manuel Almunia, Bacary Sagna, Kolo Toure, Tomas Rosicky, Lassana Diarra, Eduardo Da Silva, William Gallas (c), Gilberto Silva, Gael Clichy, Emmanuel Adebayor, Emmanuel Eboue
Subs: Jens Lehmann, Denilson, Alexandre Song, Nicklas Bendtner, Theo Walcott
Referee: Mike Dean