Team News: Shinji Kagawa in for Manchester United, Michael Carrick at centre-back

A general view of Upton Park, home of West Ham United on October 15, 2011
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Shinji Kagawa returns to the Manchester United starting lineup for this evening's match against West Ham United at Upton Park.

Manchester United manager David Moyes has named Shinji Kagawa in his starting lineup for this evening's visit to Upton Park to face West Ham United.

Injury to Robin van Persie has led to a reshuffle of the forward line for the Red Devils, with the Japanese international coming into the side.

Elsewhere, former Hammers midfielder Michael Carrick fills in at centre-back due to injuries and the suspension of Nemanja Vidic, while Alex Buttner starts at full-back.

Meanwhile, West Ham make two changes to their side from last time out, with Matthew Taylor and James Collins returning in place of Antonio Nocerino and Winston Reid.

West Ham United: Adrian, McCartney, Tomkins, Collins, Demel, Nolan, Taylor, Noble, , Diame, Downing, Carroll
Subs: Reid, Jarvis, Armero, Jaaskelainen, Cole, Cole, Nocerino

Manchester United: De Gea, Rafael, Jones, Carrick, Buttner, Fellaini, Fletcher, Mata, Kagawa, Young, Rooney
Subs: Evra, Lindegaard, Hernandez, Nani, Welbeck, Cleverley, Januzaj

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