Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Sunderland vs Manchester Untied: Manchester United to Miss Edwin van der Sar

Manchester United will miss their regular goal keeper Edwin van der Sar in their next match against Sunderland. The Dutch goal keeper has been ruled out for two or three matches due to his groin injury. He also missed Manchester United’s recent match against Everton that the Red Devils won 2-1. Polish goal keeper Tomasz Kuszczak played in the match.

Edwin van der Sar has extended his contract with Manchester Untied for another year last Friday. Thus, he will be with the Red Devils till 2009. However, Rio Ferdinand and Owen Hargreaves are expected to be available for the Boxing Day match against Sunderland. Both of them missed their victory over Everton last weekend.

Manchester United is now in the second position of league point table with 42 points, just a point behind the league leader Arsenal. So, they must try their best to get the out of three points from the match against Sunderland. Edwin van der Sar has been playing for Manchester Untied since 2005. According to a magazine, the 37 year old Netherlands international has recently been offered to become the goal keeping trainer of Manchester Untied. Rumor has it that as the present goalkeeping coach Tony Coton is suffering from a serious knee injury; the club is searching for a new one. Edwin van der Sar is still playing for Netherlands national team and has already played record 122 international matches for his country. He is expected to give up the gloves after EURO 2007.

Anyway, Manchester United will miss this experience goal keeper in their upcoming showdown against Sunderland. However, Tomasz Kuszczak has played well last match against Everton. So, Manchester United may not be affected much due to his absence.

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