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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.

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August 27, 2015    Wayne Rooney News

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Rooney got off the mark Wednesday in Belgium when he scored three of four goals that night to help Manchester United qualify for the Champions League group stage.

United has reached the group stages, and Rooney was a major figure in helping them get there. The striker has been relatively quiet in the Premier league, but came to life in Europe on Wednesday.

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August 22, 2015

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Rooney took three shots (two on target) while playing the full 90 minutes of Saturday's goalless draw against Newcastle United.

Rooney has now gone 858 minutes across all competitions for the English national team striker without a goal. While United is sitting on seven points through three fixtures, Rooney will need to break duck soon if the Red Devils are to remain in the Champions League spots.

August 8, 2015

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Rooney had two shots and one cross during Saturday's season-opener against Tottenham, and he had the final touch before Kyle Walker's own goal in the 1-0 United victory.

Rooney missed out on a golden scoring opportunity when he failed to connect on his first touch, which allowed Walker to come in and try to break it up, though the ball ended up in the back of the net. There were high expectations for Rooney given his advanced role this season, but it simply didn't happen against Spurs. Up next is a more enticing matchup against Aston Villa.

July 20, 2015

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal told Rooney that he will play central forward this season, The Guardian reports.

Rooney moved all around the pitch last season, ultimately finding a consistent spot in the midfield that sapped a significant amount of his fantasy value. He moved back to a central forward role after Robin van Persie went down with injury, and he thrived like the old Rooney. Being up top brings plenty of fantasy potential, and Rooney could very well have a shot at winning the Golden Boot this season if he stays fit.

June 12, 2015

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Rooney had a quiet season by his standards, as he scored just 14 goals and added five assists in 37 starts.

The 29-year-old actually started over half of his games in a midfield role, which partially explains the dip in offensive output. Rooney still showed his typical quality throughout the year and should be a focal point in the United attack next season, with Falcao and Robin van Persie reportedly on their way out.

May 24, 2015

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Rooney (thigh) is in the starting lineup Sunday against Hull City.

Rooney will get the start up front, with Robin van Persie available off the bench and Falcao not in the 18-man squad.

May 15, 2015

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Rooney (thigh) has been ruled out for Sunday's match against Arsenal. "Yes, it's a short-term thing, we only have one match to play (after Arsenal), so I think it will be difficult for (him) to play again this season," manager Louis van Gaal said.

Robin van Persie has been declared fit after missing last weekend's match with an illness, and he seems like the easy replacement for Rooney.

May 11, 2015

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Rooney (thigh) is expected to face Arsenal on Sunday, the Daily Telegraph reports.

Rooney was only able to play 45 minutes Saturday against Crystal Palace due to dead leg, but he was cleared to return to training Monday. United are still fighting for a top-3 spot, which would allow them to avoid a Champions League qualifier in August, putting huge importance on Sunday's match at Old Trafford.