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Manchester United manager David Moyes is hopeful that duo Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley will be fit to face Real Sociedad tomorrow night.

Both Welbeck and Cleverley missed training prior to Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash with Sociedad, however Moyes has not ruled either of them out to feature at Old Trafford.

Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic are also returning to full fitness but it not certain whether they will play any part in tomorrow's fixture. 

"We've got one or two knocks and niggles which most teams will have at this time of the year," the United manager was quoted by Sky Sports.

"Vidic and Rio are making good progress, Danny Welbeck had a bit of an injury from the game so we'll have to check on him. Tom Cleverley isn't as bad as we thought. They both have a chance."

United fans will be excited by the news that Adnan Januzaj has been added to the Champions League squad as a homegrown player and Moyes hasn't ruled out the prospect of the young midfielder playing a part in this european campaign.

"Yes he's now available. With his date of birth and time here he's now available," added Moyes.

"He's an exciting young player, making good progress all the time and I'm sure he's someone who will play a big part in the future of Manchester United. He's an exceptional talent."

United are joint top of Group A with Shakhtar Donetsk on four points, one point ahead of Bayer Leverkusen. Real Sociedad are bottom and yet to register a point after two games however contain some good attacking players including former Arsenal forward Carlos Vela.

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