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Man Utd captain Neville "two weeks away"

Manchester United captain Gary Neville is two weeks away from being available for first team duty.

Neville missed the final two months of last season after undergoing ankle surgery but was expected to be fit for the new campaign.

Instead, the long-serving England full-back has been a frustrated spectator as United have stumbled into the new campaign with successive draws.

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson explained: "It will be another couple of weeks.

"We are frustrated with the situation because the operation was fine.

"The surgeons did find a few little bits in there which they had to repair as well, which meant a longer recovery period but then Gary suffered a little setback with a calf injury.

"That sometimes happens when you are trying to compensate after an operation. So the ankle is okay, now the calf is the problem."

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