injury news

Rooney fit to play against Newcastle

March 3, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Wayne Rooney has shaken off a virus and will play in Manchester United's trip to Newcastle United on Wednesday.

The striker missed Sunday's Carling Cup win over Tottenham Hotspur due to illness, but has trained on Monday and Tuesday and could renew his partnership with Dimitar Berbatov up front.

Sir Alex Ferguson said on Sky Sports News: "He's fine. He trained yesterday, he trained today and he will be available for tomorrow."

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