Newcastle United’s Danny Simpson hopes to put one over Manchester United

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DANNY Simpson is a born and bred Manchester United fan – but his allegiance will be put to one side at St James’s Park.

Simpson will make his first appearance against his former club tomorrow night.

The 24-year-old missed the season-opener at Old Trafford through injury.

And Simpson is relishing the return against Sir Alex Ferguson’s team, who will look to put Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester City behind them by strengthening their grip on the Premier League.

“I’m not a Man United fan when I play them – I don’t really care,” Simpson said. “I am a United fan, but on that day I’ll want to beat them 5-0.

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