Wayne Rooney may sit out Liverpool clash as Manchester United captain struggles to deal with media onslaught
Jose Mourinho is ready to keep Wayne Rooney out of the firing line at Liverpool on Monday night — insisting the Manchester United captain needs to recover from the ‘hurt’ he has suffered this season.
Mourinho has dropped struggling Rooney to the bench for the last three games and it would be a surprise if he exposed his captain to the hostile atmosphere of Anfield from the start.
Rooney was also relegated to a substitute’s role for England’s draw in Slovenia last week after being booed by his own fans in the victory over Malta.
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