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Fergie backs Rooney to bounce back

December 1, 2012
By ESPN staff
Sir Alex Ferguson is confident Wayne Rooney will soon emerge from his slump in front of goal and fire Manchester United towards Premier League glory.

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Rooney has seen his place as United's leading marksman taken by summer signing Robin van Persie who has weighed in with 12 goals. In the same period, Rooney has netted on just three occasions.

The England star has been set back by injury and illness but Ferguson feels that ...

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