Wayne Rooney believes the competition for striking berths can only be a good thing for Manchester United.

Now Rooney has recovered from the gashed thigh he suffered against Fulham last month, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has five top international forwards to select from ahead of the Barclays Premier League encounter with Tottenham.

"There is a lot of competition up front, but that is great for the squad," said Rooney. "The manager will rotate when he feels it is necessary."

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