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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney faces spending up to three weeks out with a knee injury.
Manager Alex Ferguson says the injury was sustained while the player tried to hit a volley toward the end of training on Tuesday.
Ferguson says Rooney ''strained a ligament behind the knee. It's unfortunate, and he could be out for two to three weeks.''
The England international missed United's 4-3 win over Newcastle on Wednesday.
Ferguson didn't specify which knee was injured.
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Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney will be out for "two or three weeks" after suffering a knee injury in training.
Rooney missed United's 4-3 win over Newcastle on Boxing Day and Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed the striker will miss the remainder of the festive programme.
"It was a volley towards the end of training," said Ferguson. "...
Rooney out for three weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have been rocked by the news that Wayne Rooney will miss three weeks with a knee injury.
Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that Rooney picked up the problem during training. He was going for an elaborate volley which caused him to slightly damage a knee ligament which has ruled him out of action temporarily...