Wayne Rooney injury: Setback means Man United captain may only be fit for final two games of season

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has suffered a setback which will postpone his return from injury for another month, according to The Mirror.

The Mirror reports that the England skipper was scheduled to return against former club Everton on April 3, having missed the last month with a knee problem.

Although Rooney is no longer wearing his protective brace, scans have revealed that his injury has not healed as quickly as anticipated, The Mirror claims.

The latest prognosis suggests that the 30-year-old will not be available again until the final two games of United’s season against Norwich City and Bournemouth.

This news will be a major blow to the Red Devils, who are facing a serious fight to finish in the top four of the Premier League and are badly in need of the striker.

But The Mirror understands that Rooney’s injury is not yet putting his Euro 2016 place in jeopardy, and he is still on course to lead England in France this summer.

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