Photo: Man United captain Wayne Rooney gets into Christmas spirit with sons

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney gets festive with his sons Kai and Klay

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Wayne Rooney may be struggling for form this season, but the striker wasn’t letting his Manchester United woes affect his Christmas spirit on Wednesday.

England’s record goal-scorer is currently sidelined with an injury and the 30-year-old has missed United’s last three games in all competitions, including back-to-back defeats by Bundesliga side Wolfsburg and Bournemouth.

Rooney has endured a season to forget so far amid suggestions from his critics that the former Everton striker is in decline after a disappointing return of two goals in 12 Premier League appearances this season.

However, the United skipper, who hasn’t scored since a 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on 3 November, took his mind of his footballing struggles as Rooney got into the Christmas spirit with his sons Kai and Klay on Tuesday afternoon.

Rooney wrote on his Instagram page: “Last day of school before Christmas for my little mates”

The United striker has only scored four times in 18 games in all competitions for the 20-time English champions so far this season.

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