Wayne Rooney

Manchester United

Rooney still has role to play for club and country: Scholes

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London (AFP) – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney can still play a useful role for both his country and club Manchester United, his former team-mate Paul Scholes told the BBC on Sunday.

Rooney, who has scored 53 goals in his 119 international appearances, is not definitively out of the England picture, according to coach Gareth Southgate, although lack of first team football at United is not helping his case for inclusion.

Rooney still has role to play for club and country: Scholes

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London (AFP) – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney can still play a useful role for both his country and club Manchester United, his former team-mate Paul Scholes told the BBC on Sunday.

Rooney, who has scored 53 goals in his 119 international appearances, is not definitively out of the England picture, according to coach Gareth Southgate, although lack of first team football at United is not helping his case for inclusion.

Southgate leaves door open for Rooney return

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gareth Southgate insists he hasn’t fallen out with Wayne Rooney as the England star battles to save his international career.

Southgate left Rooney out of England’s squad for last week’s friendly defeat in Germany and Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Lithuania due to the striker’s knee injury and lack of first team action with Manchester United.

Hart to captain England in Lithuania clash

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gareth Southgate has named Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart as England captain for their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.

Hart, on loan at Torino from Manchester City, will lead England out at Wembley on Sunday instead of Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, who skippered the team in their midweek defeat against Germany.

Hart to captain England in Lithuania clash

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gareth Southgate has named Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart as England captain for their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.

Hart, on loan at Torino from Manchester City, will lead England out at Wembley on Sunday instead of Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, who skippered the team in their midweek defeat against Germany.

Rashford illness leaves United with no strikers

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London (AFP) – Manchester United could be without a recognised striker for Monday’s FA Cup quarter-final at Chelsea on Monday.

Marcus Rashford has reportedly been ruled out through illness, joining the already injured Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and the suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the sidelines.

Wayne Rooney offered new job at Man Utd

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No Rooney, no goals, Manchester United seek European salvation in Russia

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Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – With no Wayne Rooney and a squad looking for confidence, Manchester United head for the uneven Olimp-2 stadium surface to take on Rostov on Thursday and keep alive hopes of becoming one of the few teams to have won all three European cups.

United fans have been told not to wear their team’s red colours in the Russian city to avoid re-igniting hooligan violence and Rostov coach Ivan Daniliants promised a “classy performance” against the illustrious English side.

No Rooney, no goals, Manchester United seek European salvation in Russia

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Rostov-on-Don (Russia) (AFP) – With no Wayne Rooney and a squad looking for confidence, Manchester United head for the uneven Olimp-2 stadium surface to take on Rostov on Thursday and keep alive hopes of becoming one of the few teams to have won all three European cups.

United fans have been told not to wear their team’s red colours in the Russian city to avoid re-igniting hooligan violence and Rostov coach Ivan Daniliants promised a “classy performance” against the illustrious English side.

Manchester United vs. Bournemouth Preview

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Manchester United vs. Bournemouth

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Old Trafford

Fresh from their League Cup success at Wembley last weekend, Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday afternoon as they prepare to welcome Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side to Old Trafford.

Manchester United in suspense over Ibrahimovic, Rooney futures

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Growing uncertainty over the futures of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney threatens to overshadow Manchester United’s all-important quest to return to the Champions League.

Ibrahimovic, the former Paris Saint-Germain striker, has been a huge success during his first season in England yet recent comments have cast doubt over whether there will be a second.

Manchester United in suspense over Ibrahimovic, Rooney futures

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Growing uncertainty over the futures of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney threatens to overshadow Manchester United’s all-important quest to return to the Champions League.

Ibrahimovic, the former Paris Saint-Germain striker, has been a huge success during his first season in England yet recent comments have cast doubt over whether there will be a second.

Everton planning Wayne Rooney return to Goodison Park

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With every passing day it is becoming increasingly clear that Wayne Rooney's days are numbered at Manchester United. He has achieved a legendary status at the club, but the general perception about him is that it is time for him to move elsewhere.

There are lucrative offers on the table from the far east where Rooney could earn twice the money on a weekly basis, should any deal materialise.

Everton boss Koeman open to Rooney return

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman paved the way Tuesday for Wayne Rooney’s return to the club of his youth by saying he would make the side “stronger”.

Last week Rooney said he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

Everton boss Koeman open to Rooney return

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman paved the way Tuesday for Wayne Rooney’s return to the club of his youth by saying he would make the side “stronger”.

Last week Rooney said he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

‘He Could Make Everton Stronger’ – Ronald Koeman Openly Flirts With Idea Of Signing Wayne Rooney

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With Wayne Rooney looking like more of a spent force at Manchester United with every passing week, there's a good chance his number might be upat the end of the season.

While the Chinese Super League has already come a-callin'to no avail, it's all the more likely that Rooney will end up either, A) continue clogging everything upat Old Trafford forever and a day, or B) opt for a less disruptive move to another English side.

Mourinho happy with Rooney’s decision to stay

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho confirmed Wayne Rooney will be in Manchester United’s League Cup Final squad against Southampton after the club’s record goal scorer declared he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season.

United manager Mourinho was impressed with the way England forward Rooney handled rumours of a possible lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

Mourinho happy with Rooney’s decision to stay

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho confirmed Wayne Rooney will be in Manchester United’s League Cup Final squad against Southampton after the club’s record goal scorer declared he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season.

United manager Mourinho was impressed with the way England forward Rooney handled rumours of a possible lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

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Thursday Kickoff: Rooney, Cazorla, Herrera and more

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One Premier League star is expected to miss the rest of the season while another's move remains a major talking point.

Despite the fact that his agent reportedly traveled to China, Wayne Rooney does not want to leave Manchester United until the summer. (REPORT)

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla could miss the rest of the season due to an ankle injury.

Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in summer

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Manchester United skipper, Wayne Rooney, is unlikely to leave the club this month, but he is all set to depart in the summer.

Rooney is determined to see the season out. The situation could only change if he receives a lucrative last minute offer from China or if United actively tell him he can depart.

Wayne Rooney unlikely to leave Manchester United this month

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, dropped a huge bombshell regarding Wayne Rooney's future yesterday, when he said thathe cannot guarantee that the striker would stay at the club till the end of the season.

Rooney surpassed Sir Bobby Charlton to become the club's all time leading goal scorer with 250 goals last month, and has won every honour in the English game.

Reports: Wayne Rooney May Depart For China Next Week If He Misses Out On Man Utd’s EFL Cup Final Squad

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Cutting the cheese: Wayne Rooney's last act as a Manchester United player?

Having failed to trouble the Manchester United starting line-up for several weeks, rumours have once again begun to churnthat Wayne Rooney will be heading off to China before the Super League's transfer window shuts next week.

Mourinho: I Will Not Force Rooney Out Of Manchester United

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Jose Mourinho says he has no intention of forcing Wayne Rooney out of Manchester United, adding that "you have to ask him" about a potential move to China.

The United captain has been linked with a move to the Chinese Super League, with a number of clubs reportedly hopeful of convincing him of completing a switch before next Tuesday's Chinese transfer deadline.

Mourinho gives no guarantees on Rooney future

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was coy on questions over Wayne Rooney’s future at the club as he confirmed the striker was still not fit enough to return for their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

There have been rumours that Rooney, who is no longer an integral part of the United side under Mourinho, could eventually leave for the mega-rich Chinese Super League.

Manchester United’s Rooney still not fit to play – Mourinho

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – England captain Wayne Rooney is still not ready to return for Manchester United despite training on Tuesday morning, manager Jose Mourinho said ahead of their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

Rooney trained with his United team-mates in Manchester on Tuesday morning but was not part of the 20-man squad that flew to France for Wednesday’s last 32 second leg.

Manchester United’s Rooney still not fit to play – Mourinho

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – England captain Wayne Rooney is still not ready to return for Manchester United despite training on Tuesday morning, manager Jose Mourinho said ahead of their Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.

Rooney trained with his United team-mates in Manchester on Tuesday morning but was not part of the 20-man squad that flew to France for Wednesday’s last 32 second leg.

Mourinho: Rooney might play in the final

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Wayne Rooney has missed Manchester United's last four games with injury and Jose Mourinho has confirmed the captain will not return for tomorrow's game against St Etienne.

While Rooney will certainly miss the Europa League fixture, Mourinho has said it is yet unknown whether he will recover in time to play in the League Cup final against Southampton on Sunday.

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Southgate eases Rooney out of England picture

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wayne Rooney is no longer guaranteed a place in every England squad, manager Gareth Southgate declared on Thursday, as he painted a stark picture of the team’s true global standing.

Rooney, 31, was left out of the 26-man squad announced by Southgate for next week’s friendly against Germany in Dortmund and World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley.

Southgate eases Rooney out of England picture

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wayne Rooney is no longer guaranteed a place in every England squad, manager Gareth Southgate declared on Thursday, as he painted a stark picture of the team’s true global standing.

Rooney, 31, was left out of the 26-man squad announced by Southgate for next week’s friendly against Germany in Dortmund and World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley.

Mourinho won’t let emotion cloud Rooney decision

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho won’t let his heart rule his head as the Manchester United manager ponders handing Wayne Rooney a start in the League Cup Final against Southampton on Sunday.

Rooney, 31, announced on Thursday that he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season after turning down lucrative offers from Chinese Super League clubs.

Mourinho won’t let emotion cloud Rooney decision

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho won’t let his heart rule his head as the Manchester United manager ponders handing Wayne Rooney a start in the League Cup Final against Southampton on Sunday.

Rooney, 31, announced on Thursday that he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season after turning down lucrative offers from Chinese Super League clubs.

Mourinho won’t let emotion cloud Rooney decision

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho won’t let his heart rule his head as the Manchester United manager ponders handing Wayne Rooney a start in the League Cup Final against Southampton on Sunday.

Rooney, 31, announced on Thursday that he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season after turning down lucrative offers from Chinese Super League clubs.

Mourinho won’t let emotion cloud Rooney decision

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho won’t let his heart rule his head as the Manchester United manager ponders handing Wayne Rooney a start in the League Cup Final against Southampton on Sunday.

Rooney, 31, announced on Thursday that he will remain at Old Trafford for the rest of the season after turning down lucrative offers from Chinese Super League clubs.

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No Rashford, Rooney, Martial or Zlatan for Chelsea game

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Reports today claimed that Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford didn't travel to London with the rest of the squad today ahead of Monday night's FA Cup game against Chelsea.

Further stories now suggest that Rooney picked up an injury after colliding with Phil Jones in training, while the cause of Martial's injury is unknown.

TOP FIVE: Best things Jose Mourinho has done at Manchester United so far

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Other than the one about Anthony Martial, none of the worries outlinedin last month's TOP FIVE have really gone away. Manchester United have, of course, won a trophy since then—which was really nice—but have also missed out on a glorious opportunity to apply more pressure to those currently above them in the league by drawing at home with Bournemouth—which was really, really, really, really frustrating.

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Rooney’s body is older than you think

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Wayne Rooney has been linked with a move to China this week, with the transfer window still open and the player reportedly unhappy with the marginal role he has played in recent months.

Some have implored Rooney to stay put, reminding everyone that Rooney is just 31 years old and still has plenty of years ahead.

D.C. United preseason, Real Madrid, and FIFPro World XI: Thursday Freedom Kicks

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Champions League action, Jordan Morris, Wayne Rooney, and a bad-but-actually-good PK make up today's links

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POLL: What do you think Rooney should do?

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