Man Utd’s Hargreaves could be right to play this weekend

The surgeon of Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves believes his patient will be right to take on West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League this weekend.

Dr Richard Steadman has performed two operations on Hargreaves who was suffering from an acute form of tendinitis in both knees and was not expected back for a few weeks.

But Steadman is confident that the former Bayern Munich man is fine to take on the Baggies at Old Trafford on Saturday.

"Owen should play some part on Saturday," Steadman told BBC Sport.

"Our physical therapist, Luke O'Brien, has been working very closely with United's coaches on his rehab.

"It's been a long road back and there have been some setbacks along the way.

"But I've got a lot of admiration for the way Owen has responded - he's worked very hard and has never given up. Things are looking good for him now."

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