• Premier League

Van Persie out, Chadli starts for Tottenham

ESPN staff
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Robin van Persie misses out on Manchester United's trip to Tottenham - manager David Moyes will start Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck at White Hart Lane.

Chris Smalling and David De Gea will both make their 100th appearance in a Manchester United shirt on Sunday. Ryan Giggs drops out altogether.

Andre Villas-Boas has kept faith in lone striker Roberto Soldado, while Nacer Chadli is also preferred for Spurs.

Tottenham: Lloris; Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Vertonghen; Paulinho, Sandro; Lennon, Dembele, Chadli; Soldado

Subs: Friedel, Kaboul, Capoue, Holtby, Sigurdsson, Townsend, Defoe

Manchester United: De Gea; Smalling, Vidic, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Cleverley, Jones, Kagawa, Welbeck; Rooney

Subs: Rafael, Anderson, Lindegaard, Hernandez, Nani, Young, Fellaini

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