Man Utd boss Ferguson explains leaving ace midfield trio at home
"Carrick didn't report today, he's in bed with a virus," Sir Alex confirmed. "Ryan also felt rough this morning and we sent him home. We left Paul Scholes behind.
"Those three players are missing - two with a virus and Paul Scholes because, although he looked great this morning and played great on Saturday, at 37 years of age I can't expect him to play three games like that [Tottenham, Cluj, Newcastle]."