SATURDAY'S MATCH NEWS
Louis Saha is fit to face Aston Villa after recovering from a groin strain, but Wes Brown misses out with a virus.
Ferguson confirmed the French striker is now ready to return:
“Louis is back and will play some part in the match, but Wes has a virus and will not be available.
“It will be a tough game as Martin has them galvanised, no question about that.”
Meanwhile Martin O'Neill prepares by massaging Fergie's ego:
“I've the utmost regard for him because he has done it. To be at Manchester United and successful for so long is incredible.
“He has mellowed but he's the Godfather. I believe you have to adapt to survive and he has been able to adjust his management style.”