Manchester United have revealed England striker Wayne Rooney is likely to be out for two months after suffering a hairline fracture of his left foot.

The forward is likely to miss England´s next four Euro 2008 qualifiers after suffering the injury in yesterday´s Barclays Premier League opener at home to Reading.

After taking on Germany in a friendly next week, England face qualifiers at home to Israel and Russia on September 8 and 12 and the following month meet Estonia at home and Russia away on October 13 and 17.

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