Rooney out of United’s Europa League game vs. Ajax

AP, Wednesday 22 Feb 2012

Manchester United says Wayne Rooney will miss the Europa League match against Ajax on Thursday because of a throat infection

Wayne Rooney

Rooney became ill following last week’s 2-0 victory in the first leg of the last-32 match in Amsterdam. He was sent home despite reporting for training on Wednesday morning.

United has a Premier League match against Norwich and Ferguson says “we are trying hard to get him right for Sunday.”

The Premier League champions are two points behind Manchester City in the title race. 

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