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Rooney keen to captain club and country

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has spoken of his desire to captain both his club and country, according to the Express.

The 28 year old, who has worn the armband for United on just a few occasions, has said that he would be happy if asked to do so by David Moyes.

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Vidic and Van Persie back for Spurs clas.

Manchester United are set to welcome back Nemanja Vidic and Robin van Persie for Sunday afternoon’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur.

The pair both missed the 5-0 thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday evening, but could both be handed starting berths at the weekend, while Ryan Giggs is set to feature – two days after his fortieth birthday.

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Rooney confident England’s strikers can fire them to Brazil

Wayne Rooney says England’s current strike force is the best the country have had for ten years, the Mail Online understands.

Ronney is in the national squad for the forthcoming crucial World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland, along with Southampton’s Rickie Lambert, Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge, Tottenham Hotspur’s Jermaine Defoe and his United teammate Danny Welbeck.

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Van Perise to miss Liverpool clash

Robin Van Persie is unlikely to return to the Manchester United starting line-up for this evening’s League Cup third round tie with Liverpool.

The Dutch intentional failed to feature for the first time in the Premier League since signing from Arsenal last summer, after a groin strain ruled him out of Sunday’s defeat to Manchester City.

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