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Birthdate:  October 24, 1985    Birthplace:  Croxteth, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  176 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, 300,000-per-week contract extension in February 2014.

December 15, 2014    Wayne Rooney News

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Rooney scored his sixth goal of the season during Manchester United's 3-0 win over Liverpool on Sunday.

Rooney has been in excellent form of late, scoring three times in his last four games, plus an assist, which was preceded by three goals in two matches for England during the November international break. United are clicking right now and Rooney consistently finds himself in the middle of it all, keeping him an elite fantasy option in nearly all formats.

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Wayne Rooney: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

December 6, 2014

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Manager Louis van Gaal confirmed Friday that Rooney (knee) is fit for Monday's match against Southampton, the Mirror reports.

Rooney suffered the injury last weekend against Hull City and was unable to play in Tuesday's match against Stoke City. However, scans revealed no real damage, and he is in contention for the starting XI.

December 3, 2014

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Rooney (knee) is expected to be fit for Monday's match against Southampton after scans on his knee Wednesday showed no significant damage, the Telegraph reports.

Rooney suffered the knock during last Saturday's match against Hull City and had to be held out of Tuesday's win over Stoke. James Wilson started in his place, though Rooney is expected to start if he's fit.

December 2, 2014

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Rooney will have a scan on his knee Wednesday to determine if he will miss any additional time after being held out of Tuesday's match against Stoke City, ESPN FC reports.

Rooney suffered the injury last Saturday against Hull City and was initially expected to face the Potters before being ruled out late. Until the results of the scan are revealed, he remains a serious injury doubt to face Southampton next Monday.

December 2, 2014

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Rooney is out for Tuesday's match against Stoke City because of a calf injury.

Rooney picked up two different knocks during last weekend's match against Hull City, and he said after the game that he would be fine to face Stoke. Given the quick turnaround, he is being rested, with James Wilson starting in his place and Falcao available off the bench.

November 30, 2014

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Rooney was kicked on his calf and on his knee during Saturday's win over Hull City, in which he scored his fifth goal of the season, but manager Louis van Gaal said he believes Rooney will be okay for Tuesday's match against Stoke City, the Guardian reports.

With Falcao back to fitness, it wouldn't be surprising if he got the start Tuesday alongside Robin van Persie, who had a goal and an assist Saturday, in order to give Rooney a break.

October 31, 2014

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Manager Louis van Gaal confirmed Friday that Rooney (foot) is fit to face Manchester City on Sunday.

Rooney is eligible to return from a three-match ban for picking up a red card, but he was reportedly also dealing with a foot injury of late. However, he'll return for the Manchester derby and figures to start with Falcao out with a foot injury.

October 30, 2014

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Rooney is expected to start this weekend to against Manchester City after suffering a minor foot issue in training, reports the Daily Mail.

Rooney participated in full training on Wednesday, and this weekend will be his first match since receiving a three-match ban for a red card received against West Ham.