sidelined for two months
Manchester United have
confirmed that Wayne Rooney will be out of the team for two
months due to injury.
post on the Manchester United website confirms that the striker
Wayne Rooney will be sidelined for two months, due to his injury
on Sunday. United played Reading, game ended up in a 0-0 draw,
when the 21-year-old striker suffered a hairline fracture of his
left foot after clashing with Michael Duberry.
Carlos Teves is the likely substitute
for Rooney, although Sir Alex Ferguson said that Rooney could
return to play sooner than October. "It's two months. But you
never know with these kind of fractures, hopefully it will be
sooner, but that's the timescale we're putting on it at the
moment," he said in a press conference. Sir Alex Ferguson also
feels confident that there is enough talent to hold the castle
until Wayne Rooney returns.
Sidelined for two months, Rooney will
miss the derby against Manchester City on Sunday and the 2008
Euro qualifiers against Israel and Russia.
It is likely we will see Carlos Teves at
the game with Portsmouth on Wednesday. The odds on Manchester
winning that game are 1.61 at
Published on 08/13/2007