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Thursday 28 August 2014

Wayne Rooney starts against suitors Chelsea

Simon Stone

Published 26/08/2013 | 19:33

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Manchester United's manager David Moyes (L) waits with Wayne Rooney
Manchester United's manager David Moyes (L) waits with Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney was selected in the Manchester United starting line-up to face Chelsea tonight.

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Manager David Moyes chose Rooney ahead of Ryan Giggs to face the side who have had two bids turned down for the England striker already this summer and are expected to make a third later this week.

 

As if to emphasise his own lack of firepower, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho picked a team without a recognised striker, with Fernando Torres and Juan Mata both named on the bench.

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