Rooney explains injury latest
The Manchester United striker endured an afternoon to forget
against the Cottagers as he started on the game on the bench and
failed to finish it after being introduced as a second half
Rooney’s cameo appearance was brought to an abrupt halt in
stoppage time after he was caught by Fulham striker Hugo
The Colombia striker landed on Rooney studs first after the
United frontman attempted to block a wayward shot.
A nasty cut forced the England international from the field on a
stretcher and led Sir Alex Ferguson to concede afterwards that he
was likely to be sidelined for up to a month.
Rooney has refused to speculate on the length of his enforced
absence, but took to Twitter on Tuesday to reassure United
supporters that the injury is not as bad as it looked.
“Gutted to be out for a while but my leg will be ok which is the
main thing,” he posted on his personal account.