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Ruud Return As Rooney Drops Deep?

Rumour coming from Old Trafford suggests Sir Alex is toying with the idea of bringing back Ruud van Nistelrooy to face Newcastle and dropping Wayne Rooney into midfield.

John O'Shea is sweating on his place and Rooney could fill his role in midfield.

Meanwhile, Quinton Fortune has returned to training after suffering only a minor knee injury in a reserve team outing at Middlesbrough in midweek.

Man Utd (from): Van der Sar, Howard, Neville, Bardsley, Ferdinand, Brown, Vidic, Silvestre, Evra, Richardson, Ronaldo, Giggs, O'Shea, Fletcher, Park, Rooney, Van Nistelrooy, Saha, Rossi.

Newcastle (from): Given, Harper, Ramage, Babayaro, Boumsong, Elliott, Parker, Emre, Solano, N'Zogbia, Bowyer, Faye, Clark, Brittain, Pattison, O'Brien, Shearer, Ameobi, Luque, Chopra.

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Writer: Cantona Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 10 2006

Time: 4:42PM

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a good idea, rooney can play well in midfield and this will give ruud more a bigger chance to show what he's made off.
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11/03/2006 19:35:00

So there's absolutely no truth in the rumour Ruud might join Spurs then?
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12/03/2006 20:13:00

If he was going to leave, he'd go to Italy or Spain - not prematurely end his career by joining Spurs!
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13/03/2006 13:13:00

We'd keep him well watered and give him a sugar lump every time he scored!
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13/03/2006 13:44:00


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