London: Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will be out for three weeks with an Achilles problem but defender Rio Ferdinand is fit again, manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday.
"We`ve had a little setback with Michael Carrick. Out for three weeks with an Achilles problem. He`s seen a specialist and had an injection," Ferguson told reporters.
United, who travel to Everton on Saturday, will also be without Brazilian midfielder Anderson, who has a slight niggle but England captain Ferdinand is fit again after recovering from a knee ligament injury sustained before the World Cup.
"Anderson came off with a niggle last night but it won`t knock him back for long," Ferguson said.
"Everyone else is fit. Rio`s in the squad - he wanted to play last night (for the reserves) but his training performances are so good, he doesn`t need to."