Neville has been absent since injuring his ankle against Bolton in March and has suffered a succession of muscular problems during his recovery programme.
"It has been too long," he told Manchester United Radio. "Missing the end of last season was bad enough but then for it to go into this season is doubly frustrating. Hopefully it´s over now and I can get back into the team."
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.