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Man Utd boss Moyes explains Ferdinand squad absence

Manchester United boss David Moyes has explained leaving Rio Ferdinand out of his squad for their Champions League tie at Shakhtar Donetsk.

Moyes confirmed Ferdinand has picked up a slight groin strain, but that the 34-year-old would have missed the trip anyway.

"Rio has a slight groin problem," said the Scot.

"It is nothing serious but I was never bringing him anyway."

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