Giggs out for four weeks

Ryan Giggs will be out of action for four weeks after fracturing his right arm in Manchester United’s Barclays Premier League game at Aston Villa last night.

The veteran Welshman suffered the injury in a collision with Steve Sidwell during the second half of the 1-1 draw and left Villa Park with his arm in a sling.

Manager Alex Ferguson revealed the 36-year-old had been sent for an x-ray and hoped the news would be good.

Instead, the Old Trafford outfit have confirmed Giggs will be sidelined for a period that includes both legs of the Champions League last-16 clash with AC Milan plus the Carling Cup final with Villa at Wembley on February 28.

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