England fans need not worry about Rooney, say United bosses

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London, May 10 (ANI): England's fans should not worry over the fitness of star striker Wayne Rooney.

The 34-goal striker walked off 13 minutes from the end of United's 4-0 win over Stoke at Old Trafford after suffering a recurrence of the groin problem has troubled him since the second leg of his side's Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich last month.

Mike Phelan, a Man U official, said Rooney will be fit enough to do himself justice in South Africa.

"He should be okay. All the phone calls and all the worries we can dispel straight away. He should be fine. It is just a precaution and he will be looking forward to his World Cup," The irror quoted Phelan, as saying. (ANI)

Story first published: Monday, May 10, 2010, 18:27 [IST]
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