Rooney to return against Wigan

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney could return in Saturday’s home game against Wigan from his ankle injury.

Wayne Rooney The 25 year old was in the United States for a week to continue his rehabilitation from an ankle problem. But Rooney, who was expected to be out until late November nears a return after almost a month on the sidelines. He picked up an ankle injury while training for Man United ahead of their Champions League game against Bursaspor at Old Trafford.

“Will he play? We will have a look and then build towards next weekend,” said assistant manager Mike Phelan.
“Wayne has trained very well and we will assess him during the week.The exercise that we have put in place for him has worked well.”

Alex Ferguson will be desperately hoping Wayne Rooney to score goals for Man United as he has only scored twice in his last 21 appearances for club and country.Dimitar Berbatov has also stopped scoring after he started the season brightly and is now nine games without a goal. Rooney scored 34 goals for United last season and was the driving force behind their season.


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