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Man Utd Captain Rooney Set To Face The Axe For Arsenal Clash Despite Ibrahimovic Suspension

Red Devils legend is set to be dropped by for ’s high-octane clash with this Saturday.

rooney-zlatanMourinho would face an uphill task for lining up the United attack for Saturday’s showdown. has received a one-match suspension for picking 5 yellow cards in the Premier League so far this season and will not be available for Saturday’s high-voltage encounter with Arsenal.

It is understood that Mourinho would choose prodigy to lead the attack on Saturday, which could leave the Red Devils captain Wayne Rooney on the bench for yet another game.

rooney-receiving-orders-from-mourinhoRooney went down the pecking order after a series of sloppy performances for the Three Lions and Manchester United.

Rooney has found life difficult under new manager Jose Mourinho after a series of sloppy performances this season. The England skipper has faced an uphill task in sealing a permanent place in the United first team and was linked with a move to MLS side La Galaxy and Premier League club Everton.

rooney-goalWayne Rooney’s last goal in the league came against Bournemouth in the opening fixture this season on 14th August. He broke his prolonged goal drought in the clash with a stunning goal against Fenerbahce.

The Man Utd legend has showed sparks of improvement with every passing game before putting up an inspiring performance in the 3-1 win over Swansea – where he earned two valuable assists.

wayne-rooney-4Rooney has earned only one start for United in the last six Premier League games and now he is set to face the axe again as Mourinho is looking for more pace and youth power up front.

Wayne RooneyEarlier, Rooney skipped the pre-match Three Lions training and pulled out of the friendly clash with and it was believed that he was suffering from a minor knee injury. However later the Man Utd captain drew huge criticism after he was caught on camera in a drunk state after heavy drinking at a private party.

man-utdMourinho is set to fight a tough battle as he will be without the services of Ibrahimovic, Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and potentially Luke Shaw and Marouane Fellaini.

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