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Scholes out for 10 weeks with knee injury

October 01, 2008 20:31 IST

Manchester United [Images] midfielder Paul Scholes will be out of action for around 10 weeks after injuring knee ligaments during Tuesday's 3-0 win over AaB Aalborg in the Champions League, his club said on Wednesday.

The midfielder left the pitch on a stretcher after 15 minutes and United said on their website ( that a scan revealed medial ligament damage with an approximate 10-week recovery period.

Scholes missed three months of last season after undergoing knee surgery.

United could also be without Wayne Rooney [Images] for this weekend's Premier League trip to Blackburn Rovers after he injured an ankle on Tuesday.

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