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27/09/2013 14:00, Report by A Marshall & M Froggatt
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Robin ready to return

Robin van Persie and Tom Cleverley have trained ahead of Saturday's visit of West Brom in the Barclays Premier League.

United boss David Moyes believes last season's top scorer will be available to feature against the Baggies after missing the matches against Manchester City and Liverpool due to a groin problem. Cleverley, meanwhile, sat out the Capital One Cup win in midweek with a knock as Phil Jones and Ryan Giggs formed the central midfield partnership.

"Robin will be back involved somewhere," revealed Moyes at Friday's press conference. "Whether we use him or whether he don't, he has trained today and is back fit. We will see exactly where he is but he has trained.

"Tom has done a bit of training today as well, he is not too serious. He sort of rocked his knee in training, and we were a bit worried, but he has had no reaction from it. He has done some training today and hopefully he won't be too far away tomorrow either."

Moyes accepts that he is still learning the job at Old Trafford but is keen to ensure the team bounce back from last weekend's derby defeat by getting three points on the board.

"I have been learning every week since the day I walked in as Manchester United manager," he stressed. "I learned something the first day and I have continued to learn since. 

"I don’t think that is going to change for a long time. I even think the manager who has just left was continually learning in the job. I am relatively new to it so I am

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