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Wayne Rooney to miss Chelsea clash

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Manchester United have a trip to Stamford Bridge this Sunday, David Moyes will be hoping for a victory after a run of poor games, and he may have to do that without Wayne Rooney.

It has been reported recently that the Manchester United forward will miss the weekend's big game, after he was given special treatment by the club receiving a period of 'warm weather training' in Egypt.

This treatment was to try and ease an abductor muscle problem he has been suffering from, but unfortunately the spell in Egypt with his family and physio has not helped as much as they hoped.

It has also been reported that the England International will be a doubt for the game in the Capital One Cup against Sunderland next Wednesday. Moyes will be very disappointed with the news, as he hoped for an injury-free second half of the season for his team, which has already seen last year’s top goal scorer Robin van Persie side-lined with a thigh strain.

If Wayne Rooney was fit for the game it would of made the tough fixture much easier for Manchester United, who don’t want to register their seventh league defeat of the season this early on.

There is a bitter-sweet irony about this for Chelsea as well, as their former target will not be able to be transferred in his current state, due to his inability to currently pass any medical.

Obviously it is a huge bonus that he is not fit for the game, but if they were maybe thinking of buying Rooney in the current transfer window it is has now become jeopardised because of the extent of his injury.

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Wayne Rooney
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