Team News: Wayne Rooney returns for Manchester United

Wayne Rooney
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Manchester United include the fit-again Wayne Rooney in their starting lineup to face Newcastle United in the League Cup.

Wayne Rooney has recovered from a leg injury to take his place in the Manchester United starting lineup for this evening's Capital One Cup clash against Newcastle United.

The England frontman will play in an attacking front three completed by Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez.

At the back youngster Marnick Vermijl makes his debut, while Michael Keane and Scott Wootton also make the their first starts for the senior side.

Darren Fletcher will also start his first match for the Red Devils since November 2011.

Meanwhile, Gabriel Obertan is included in the Newcastle starting lineup against his former employers.

Man United: De Gea; Vermijl, M Keane, Wootton, Buttner; Fletcher, Cleverley, Anderson, Rooney, Welbeck; Hernandez

Newcastle: Elliot; Perch, Coloccini, Williamson, Tavernier; Obertan, Tiote, Gosling, Marveaux, Vuckic; Ameobi

Robin Van Persie, Tom Cleverley, Danny Welbeck
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