29/03/2010 08:29, Report by A Bostock, N Coppack

Strong squad for Germany

Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney were back in the United squad on Monday morning as the Reds flew out from Manchester Airport.

The experienced pair were both rested from the weekend's victory at Bolton Wanderers but, as indicated by Sir Alex in his post-match interview, they should now be available to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday night.

The full travelling squad is as follows:

Edwin van der Sar, Ben Foster, Tomasz Kuszczak; Gary Neville, Rafael, Nemanja Vidic, Jonny Evans, Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra, Ritchie De Laet; Michael Carrick, Darren Fletcher, Darron Gibson, Paul Scholes, Gabriel Obertan, Nani, Antonio Valencia, Ji-sung Park, Ryan Giggs; Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov, Federico Macheda.

Also on board is's Nick Coppack - read his rolling blog from behind the scenes, Today in Munich, in our Fanzone News & Blogs section.


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