Manchester United boss David Moyes has hinted the days of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic are numbered. He has installed Chris Smalling and Jonny Evans as his two first-choice central defenders, a move that has left Ferdinand and club captain Vidic looking on from the sidelines.

"We'll continue to use Rio and Vida," he said. "But, even for the young players, the challenge is to push the old players and take over. That's the way it works."

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