Rio Ferdinand could miss Arsenal match

Rio Ferdinand
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Rio Ferdinand could miss Manchester United's trip to Arsenal on Sunday with a back injury.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is a major injury doubt ahead of his side's trip to Arsenal on Sunday.

The centre-back broke down in training on Thursday with a back problem, forcing him to miss Friday's session, according to

The 33-year-old has suffered with a number of back problems over the past year.

Phil Jones and Chris Smalling could replace Ferdinand in defence after being passed fit.

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