Wayne Rooney is looking at 2 months on the sidelines after wounding his knee in a challenge with Hugo Rodallega during Manchester United’s home fixture against Fulham.
Usually United have struggled when Rooney has been absent for long periods of time as he has become “The Man” at United. However, this time United have 3 international strikers ready to pounce and take his place in the first team. Rooney’s form during the tail end of last season & during the Euro’s was less than spectacular so Wayne will experience a tough fight for his place in the team. In the past when a striker has been more in form than Rooney he’s been moved around the squad to accommodate him in the team. Usually he would play just behind the forward dipping into midfield and finding space out wide, howbeit new signing Shinji Kagawa has made a big impression in his last two games, winning Setanta Sports MoTM award against Fulham. Kagawa ‘s link up play with the wide men, mi