Stat highlight how much Man United will miss Wayne Rooney
OptaJoe's stat highlight what a big miss Wayne Rooney will be for Manchester United following injury setback
Wayne Rooney will be a big miss for Manchester United after the captain was ruled out with a knee injury.
According to reports in the British media, the England international could miss up to two months due to his injury setback ahead of this summer’s European championship.
Rooney has scored seven goals in his last 10 games in all competitions for United, including his strike in a 3-0 win against Stoke City at Old Trafford in the Red Devils’s last victory on 2 February.
These OptaJoe stat highlight what a big miss Rooney will be for manager Louis van Gaal and United in their bid to finish in the Premier League’s top four.
8 – No player has had a hand in more goals than Wayne Rooney (8 – five goals, three assists) in the Premier League in 2016 so far. Sidelined
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 17, 2016
Rooney has scored seven goals and has made four assists in 22 Premier League games so far this season.
The United skipper has also netted four times in the FA Cup, the League Cup and the Champions League.