Injured Manchester United captain set to recover for Everton game

Manchester United have been boosted by the news that club captain Wayne Rooney will be fit for their clash against Everton this weekend, according to reports from the Express.

England record goalscorer Rooney was sidelined for the Three Lions last two European qualifying fixtures after picking up an ankle problem in training, but his absence wasn’t felt as Roy Hodgson’s men won both games to win 10 out of 10 Euro 2016 qualifiers.

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The 29-year-old therefore returned to Manchester earlier than the rest of his countrymen, and is now set to resume full training with the Red Devils ahead of their trip to Goodison Park on Saturday.

The former Toffees striker will hope to turn his poor Man United form around in their upcoming games, with Rooney only managing to score one league goal so far this season.

Last term, Rooney made 37 appearances in all competitions, scoring 14 goals.