Man Utd boss Moyes cools Rooney injury scare

Manchester United boss David Moyes has played down injury fears for Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United boss David Moyes has played down injury fears for Wayne Rooney.

Rooney's name was missing from the squad that booked a Capital One Cup semi-final encounter with Sunderland next month thanks to a 2-0 win at Stoke, there were obvious concerns among the United support.

But Moyes insists it is nothing serious and the 28-year-old may yet play a full part in the festive programme as United look to get their Premier League campaign back on track.

"It's a groin strain," said the United boss.

Then, when asked whether Rooney could face West Ham, Moyes replied: "He has got a chance, yes."

 
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