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Posted on 24 August 2007  - 12:00

Gareth Bale and Teemu Tainio are back to face United and Martin Jol hasn't ruled Dimitar Berbatov out of Sunday's trip to Old Trafford.

Gareth Bale and Teemu Tainio are back to face United and Martin Jol hasn't ruled Dimitar Berbatov out of Sunday's trip to Old Trafford.

Gareth and Teemu returned from injury and illness for Wales and Finland respectively on Wednesday - Gareth played 45 minutes as Wales beat Bulgaria 1-0 and Teemu played 75 minutes and scored as Finland beat Kazakhstan.

The down side is that Darren Bent might miss out with the thigh injury that ruled him out of England duty.

Martin said on Thursday afternoon: "Gareth Bale reported back for training today and Teemu is back as well.

"Dimitar still has a bit of a problem with his groin but he might be able to make it and Younes Kaboul (hamstring) is progressing well, better than Michael Dawson, who is still out with his ankle injury.

"Darren Bent has a thigh injury and that could be a problem for the weekend.

"Benoit Assou-Ekotto still out with a swollen knee and both Ledley King (knee) and Aaron (knee) are still out."