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Van Persie misses Manchester derby

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Robin van Persie was unexpectedly omitted from the Manchester United squad for their derby clash at Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. 

Manchester United's Robin van Persie (left) scores during a UEFA match with Bayer Leverkusen, September 17, 2013. Van Persie was unexpectedly omitted from the Manchester United squad for their derby clash at Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.

Manager David Moyes said that the 30-year-old Dutch striker, United's top scorer last season with 30 goals, had sustained a groin injury, but could return in time for Wednesday's League Cup game at home to Liverpool.

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