Man Utd hope Ferdinand only week away

Manchester United are counting on Rio Ferdinand for next week. United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping centre-half Ferdinand will be able to return to the team at Wigan on Saturday.

Manchester United are counting on Rio Ferdinand for next week.

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping centre-half Ferdinand will be able to return to the team at Wigan on Saturday.

Ferdinand's injury toll is now expected to be a four-match absence.

The England captain, 32, has a calf problem and Fergie doesn’t expect him to be ready for ­Wednesday’s Champions League game in Marseille.

 
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