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Fergie: Rooney injury a blessing

September 1, 2012
By Richard Jolly
Sir Alex Ferguson has described Wayne Rooney's thigh injury as "a blessing" and expects the striker to return fitter.

The England international sustained a gash in his right leg in added time of last Saturday's 3-2 win over Fulham.

Rooney was a replacement after being dropped following a poor opening performance at Everton when Ferguson has accepted he was not fully fit.

But Ferguson, who said he expects the 26-year-old to be out for four weeks, hopes the time out ...

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