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United - Rooney Wrapped in Cotton Wool?

After seeing the tail end of his season interrupted by injuries, Fabio Capello has taken steps to ensure his star striker doesn`t pick up any further knocks in the countdown to the World Cup.

Over in Austria, before they returned to England to take on Mexico, at Wembley, this Monday, Fabio admitted to Rooney participating in non-contact shadow play and also withdrawing him from some of the more physical sessions.

However, whether Rooney will be rested for the clash against Mexico looks doubtful with Fabio commenting,

"I can leave some players out but Rooney always wants to play."

"If I tell him no, he says 'I want to play! I want to train! Why you substitute me, I want to score."

"It is good because he is an example to the other players and is positive to be around."


I take it his name will be on the team sheet tomorrow then Fabio!

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Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 23 2010

Time: 11:21AM

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It might be good idea for him to sit out the friendlies before the WC.. Wouldn't want him to get injured just before the cup now, would we?
SLampard
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23/05/2010 12:09:00

Not so sure that would be good for England but that would mean he would be pumped for United next season!
elvido
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23/05/2010 13:17:00

That wouldn't be too bad would it Elvido?
Antriksh (abmtd)
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23/05/2010 16:35:00

he'll be fine once he gets into the swing of things!
Red Boy
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23/05/2010 17:40:00

Nope Antriksh, not bad at all, not sure how many English supporters would want that though!
elvido
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24/05/2010 06:53:00

 

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