Originally posted on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 8/17/13
Wayne Rooney could be the match-winner against Swansea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com In the late fixture of the day, Manchester United face Swansea City away at the Liberty Stadium to start their defence of the Premier League crown. Manchester United manager David Moyes looks set to name Robin Van Persie in the starting line-up as a lone striker. However, the biggest talking point is want-away forward Wayne Rooney said to be starting on the bench for the Red Devils this weekend. This summer, the 27-year old requested a move away from the side, but has so far failed in his quest as Manchester United have no plans to sell him – nor has a side made a bid anywhere near to the England international’s asking price. Suffering from an apparent hamstring and shoulder injury, Rooney has missed all of the side’s pre-season fixtures, and he didn’t feature in the recent Community Shield victory to FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic. That said, he played in England’s recent 3-2 victory over r...
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