Rooney injury blow for United

Manchester United have suffered a blow ahead of the clash with Liverpool as Wayne Rooney misses the game.

Last Updated: 01/09/13 at 12:57 Post Comment

Wayne Rooney: Set to miss game against Liverpool due to head injury

Wayne Rooney: Set to miss game against Liverpool due to head injury

Rooney required stitches to a head injury sustained during a training session on Saturday afternoon.

The striker, who has just returned to the side following a failed transfer bid from Chelsea, sustained the injury during an accidental collision with a team-mate.

The 27-year-old left the Carrington base with his head in bandages and is now also a doubt for England's World Cup qualifier double-header.

Roy Hodgson's side face Moldova at Wembley on September 6 before travelling to Kiev to play Ukraine four days later.

It was later confirmed that Rooney was not on the team bus as it departed for Anfield.


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