Manchester United v Arsenal: Latest team news UPDATED

Sir Alex Ferguson has reported a clean bill of health for Manchester United ahead of their top-of-the-table duel with Arsenal on Monday.

Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes have returned to training after hamstring and groin problems respectively, while Jonny Evans and Wes

Brown have recovered from a virus.

It is United's first league outing since smashing seven goals past Blackburn and they are bidding to extend a five-match unbeaten run against the Gunners.

Team (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Amos, Rafael, O'Shea, Ferdinand, Vidic, Smalling, Brown, Evans, Evra, Fabio, Nani, Park, Carrick, Scholes, Anderson, Obertan, Giggs, Rooney, Berbatov, Hernandez, Macheda, Bebe.

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Arsenal will leave it as a late as possible to decide on the fitness of captain Cesc Fabregas (hamstring) ahead of Monday night's Barclays

Premier League top-of-the-table clash at Manchester United.

Full-back Kieran Gibbs is out after injuring his ankle in the midweek Champions League win over Partizan Belgrade, but both Gael Clichy (virus) and Johan Djourou (thigh) should travel to Old Trafford.

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia (elbow), centre-back Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) and midfielder Abou Diaby (ankle) remain out.

Team (from): Fabianski, Sagna, Squillaci, Djourou, Eboue, Arshavin Song, Wilshere, Nasri, van Persie, Chamakh, Szczesny, Denilson, Rosicky, Koscielny, Walcott, Bendtner, Clichy, Fabregas.

Leeds United striker Chris Wood

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