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Vidic returns for United, Fellaini drops to bench

ESPN staff
November 2, 2013

Nemanja Vidic returns to the Manchester United starting line-up for the champions trip to Fulham on Saturday. The Serb has not played for United in the Premier League since October 5 against Sunderland.

David Moyes has also opted to play Phil Jones in midfield, with £27.5 million summer signing Marouane Fellaini dropping to the bench.

Robin Van Persie starts up front, despite recent concerns over the Dutchman's fitness.

For the home side, Dimitar Berbatov starts against his old club and will be partnered by Bryan Ruiz, with Darren Bent among the substitutes.

Manchester United team to face Fulham: De Gea; Rafael, Vidic, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Jones, Cleverley, Januzaj; Rooney, van Persie

Substitutes: Lindegaard, Smalling, Fellaini, Kagawa, Nani, Young, Hernandez.

Fulham team to face Manchester United: Stekelenburg; Riether, Senderos, Amorebieta, Richardson; Dejagah, Sidwell, Parker, Kasami; Ruiz; Berbatov

Substitutes: Stockdale, Hughes, Karagounis, Kacaniklic, Boateng, Taarabt, Bent

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