Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney could be out because of a knee ligament injury, as long as two months. The striker didn’t play against Midtjylland on Thursday evening for the Europa League clash as it was confirmed by the club’s medical reports that the key player had an injury.
Wayne Rooney is not only the captain of the club, but is the key striker for Manchester United. His absence can greatly affect the club’s performances in the coming matches. He picked up the injury last week, when they lost against Sunderland. Despite the injury, he continued to play but the seriousness of his injury wasn’t revealed until now.
This is a crucial time for Manchester United, and Rooney is going to miss some of the extremely important matches that are scheduled in the next 8 months. He will be missed the FA cup and Europa League action. Apart from that, he will also miss a significant clash against Premier League title chasers, Arsenal. The English striker is also set to miss friendly matches against Germany and Netherlands in March.
Rooney was just getting back into his form, scoring five goals and assisting three in his last eight league outings but unfortunately we’ll have to wait to see the striker in action.
Manchester United boss certainly understands the loss and explained how Rooney’s attitude is sometimes bad for his health. He explained, “He’s a guy who wants to go until the end and if he’s feeling a pain he doesn’t want to go off. He wants to win, that’s a fantastic attitude but sometimes it’s also bad for his body.”