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Jose Mourinho reveals why he may be forced to drop Wayne Rooney again

Rooney could be left out of Manchester United’s Europa League starting lineup after Jose Mourinho claimed he needs to “protect” the striker. Rooney was dropped for last Saturday’s rout of Leicester and has not trained fully this week due to a back injury. The England captain returned to training today at Carrington and United manager Mourinho will discuss whether he should start against Ukraine side Zorya Luhansk or be on the substitutes’ bench. But Mourinho is mindful that the endless debate over Rooney’s form means he must carefully weigh up whether he will be able to perform to his...
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