• Premier League

Van Persie out for United at Cardiff

ESPN staff
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Robin van Persie has been ruled out of Manchester United's clash at Cardiff with a groin injury.

Javier Hernandez comes into the starting line-up, with Marouane Fellaini and Tom Cleverley starting in midfield in the absence of the injured Michael Carrick.

Rio Ferdinand also comes into the side that beat Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford, with Nemanja Vidic still unavailable after coming off with a concussion.

Cardiff: Marshall, Taylor, Caulker, Turner, Theophile-Catherine, Medel, Whittingham, Mutch, Cowie, Odemwingie, Campbell

Substitutes: Lewis, Hudson, Cornelius, Kim, Noone, Gunnarsson, Bellamy

Manchester United: De Gea, Smalling, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra, Fellaini, Cleverley, Valencia Rooney, Januzaj, Hernandez

Substitutes: Lindegaard, Büttner, Anderson, Giggs, Nani, Young, Welbeck

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