Sir Alex Ferguson expects Owen Hargreaves to be making his first-team return in three weeks.
The Manchester United midfielder returned to Carrington last month after spending a year in the United States recovering from ground-breaking surgery on both knees to combat a long-standing tendinitis problem.
Owen Hargreaves has claimed he is not finished with football and the Manchester United ace has insisted he can play on.
The injury-prone England midfielder, who has made two league appearances this season, was not expected to be back in action until January 2010 after undergoing knee surgery last November.
In his tenure at Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson has built one of the best football clubs in the world. Ups and downs occurred along the way but under Sir Alex the good far outweighs the bad. United look poised for another league title and are in the hunt for the Champions League title. This looks to be another good year for the Red Devils.
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Sir Alex Ferguson is confident Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves will be fit for the start of next season.
Hargreaves has been forced to undergo two operations under the guidance of Colorado-based knee specialist Dr Richard Steadman in a bid to cure a tendinitis problem that has plagued him since his arrival from Bayern Munich 18 months ago.
Ryan Giggs and his Manchester United team-mates may still believe they can win teh quadruple!
United are still in it to win it in the FA Cup and Champions league, whilst they top the Premier League adn are in the final of the Carling Cup!
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will have been frustrated by his side's wastefulness, with Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo guilty of throwing away obvious openings.
In a bid to cure his injury problems once and for all, Owen Hargreaves is reportedly set to have an operation that will keep him out of the team for six months!
“The doctors hoped the injections would help the problem but everyone has accepted now it needs another approach,” says ‘a source’.