PHOTOS: Key Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick trains after injury, Anderson also spotted

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Michael Carrick is back in training for Manchester United.

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is back available after an injury kept him out of international duty.

The veteran had to pull out of the England squad after suffering a slight groin problem, but it appears not to be serious enough to keep him out any longer.

He took part in full training with the squad on Friday, pictured alongside a confident looking Robin van Persie as the Dutchman prepares to take on his former side Arsenal.

It's a rare piece of good news for manager Louis van Gaal on the fitness front, who had to confirm a day earlier that striker Radamel Falcao would be unavailable.

Carrick is not the only star back, with goalkeeper David de Gea a full participant in training after also picking up an injury with Spain.

Daley Blind was ruled out with a knee injury while on international duty, and the squad was also rocked by the news Phil Jones and Rafael da Silva have both not recovered from their fitness troubles.

Also spotted in training was midfielder Anderson, who could get a rare place on the bench with the club's squad depth being stretched to it's limits. 

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