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Rooney Out for 4 Weeks!

Just as he was hitting top form injury has struck Rooney, United and England a huge blow.

The injury was picked up on Friday's training session, in which Rooney damaged jis ankle. Though details are yet to be announced, what is certain is that the talismanic forward will almost certainly miss the next four weeks.

As i said before, there is yet to be any official conformation from United, so in the mean-time letrs hear what current England coach Steve Maclaren thinks of the news ahead of his potentially crucial Euro 2008 qualifier.

'It's hugely disappointing.'

'Given the form he has been in and the contribution he has made to England over the last two games means it is a blow.'

'But we have to deal with it, like we have dealt with situations like these before.'

'It is an opportunity for someone else to come and do a job.'


It is the second long-term injury Rooney has suffered this season, and though Louis Saha can beat anyone on his day, i am not looking forawrd to putting all our trust in the Frenchman fore such a long perios of time. No-one more so than Carlos Tevez will be dissapointed by the news as in recent weeks he and Rooney had built up an awesome understanding of each other.

All of us here at Vital Man Utd wish Rooney a speedy recovery, and in the meantime beg Saha to keep fit.

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Writer: United4Life  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 9 2007

Time: 4:00PM

Your Comments

this is great news (for blackburn) but after sunday i wish him a speedy recovery!
durks de rover
*****, damn and everything. Really, this season is unbelievable. We suffer injury after injury, the physio's work should be checked and double-checked, something is just not right.
Zae
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
fenton_01
it sucks dont it, this was our problem last year, but you'd be ok without rooney! christ you got other strikers you can use!
SMOKIEJACK
but shrek is their talisman, their golden boy, the new golden balls!
merlin
can't help feeling its payback for saying he was bored during your 4-0 win over Kiev!
merlin
Well the way he plays he will always get injured. When you go in at 100 mph into tackles you are going to take knocks. Thats part of his game, so lets hope he gets back asap!!!
Real Deal
sahas fit so whats y about. Oh yeah we need to worry when the next time saha will get injured.
rooneyisgod
I donŽt believe it for a Sec. HeŽll make a surprisingly fast recovery Juuuust after the England game, just wait and see.
Blue is the colour
Cant say I blame him tho, Club over Country for me too.
Blue is the colour
rooneyisgod: as it's Saha we're talking about the next time he gets injured will probably be tomorrow. Or even tonight when turning over in his bed.
Zae
Just when he was bang back in form for you he gets a silly injury in training. I would have loved to have seen Fergies face!
dazza71
 

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