Ahead of Monday's FA Cup match-up with Reading, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson discussed Nemanja Vidic's introduction back into the first team as the Serbian centre-back recovers from his second major knee injury in less than two years.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract which will keep him at Old Trafford until 2016.
Manchester United had to come from behind to secure three points against Queens Park Rangers, Everton were denied victory by a late equaliser, while Jordi Gomez bagged a hat-trick for Wigan Athletic.
It proved a tough evening for some of Europe's biggest clubs as Barcelona and Manchester United edged narrow wins, while champions Chelsea were beaten at Shakhtar Donetsk. FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Champions League action.
With the help of two early corner kick goals, Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 victory over Newcastle United.
Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic will be part of the Red Devils' tour of Scandinavia after missing their trips to South Africa and China, with both Jonny Evans and Chris Smalling still on the sidelines.