Sir Alex also confirmed the fitness of the rest of his international stars, but admitted he has not yet spoken to Chicharito who played for Mexico on Wednesday.
United hosts the Toffees this weekend with last season's 4-4 draw in the respective fixture costing the current table-toppers the title last term, according to the Scot.
“Everton are very experienced and they've only lost three games this season," he told reporters. “Our memory of last season is disappointing - we lost the title versus Everton!"
He added, “But we're playing well, I’m pleased with our form. I'm changing the team around and everyone who has played has done well, which creates competition.”