Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson expects veteran Paul Scholes to be out of action for another fortnight with a knee injury. The Scot has now revealed Scholes will not be available for Monday's FA Cup tie with Reading, and is almost certainly out of contention for the trip to QPR the following Saturday.

"It is a knee injury, which has been bothering him a bit," said Ferguson. "We have tried another treatment during the week. He will probably be back in another couple of weeks."

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