Man United captain Vidic out for 2 months

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Manchester United says captain Nemanja Vidic will be sidelined for about two months following right knee surgery.

The Serbian defender missed the final five months of last season after rupturing a cruciate ligament, and United says he's now had a meniscus operation on the same knee.

United says Vidic was initially rested for Sunday's match against Liverpool as a precaution "after he complained of tightness in his knee, however, further medical investigation revealed the underlying problem."

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