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Wayne Rooney in controversy over shoe remarks !
United and England striker Wayne Rooney has cause quite a stir in recent days, with his so-called ‘rowdy behaviour’ on a posh golf course in South Africa. Rooney went on the trip with fellow England team-mates and all went well, until Wazza took a whiz and strange pictures of his shoes started to emerge…

Injured England skipper Rio Ferdinand has insisted Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey is ‘not to blame’ after the 31-year-old United defender was ruled-out for South Africa 2010. Heskey collided with Rio in a training match last Friday, in what resulted in a freak injury to his left-knee ligaments.

Rio Ferdinand’s injury for England was bad enough for United, but now Luis Nani has been ruled-out of South Africa 2010 after suffering an injury to his collar bone. The 23-year-old Reds winger picked-up the injury last Friday, whilst training in Portugal, but tests have today deemed him unfit to take part in the World Cup.

Dimitar Berbatov out, Wolfsburg's Edin Dzeko in ?
According to today’s papers, Dimitar Berbatov is expected to join either AC Milan or Juventus for anything up to £20 Million – a loss of over £10M. Meanwhile, the transfer fee would be used to bring-in Wolfsburg superstar Edin Dzeko !

England skipper Rio Ferdinand has branded himself as ‘cursed’ after a freak incident lead to severe left-knee ligament damage. Ferdinand was ‘fit and ready’ for the challenge of South Africa 2010, but will now face up-to an agonising six weeks on the sidelines. Despite this, his agent remains confident Rio will put the captain’s armband back on in Brazil 2014 !

England have been dealt a major blow to their World Cup aspirations, with influential skipper Rio Ferdinand ruled-out for the entire tournament. As we reported earlier this morning, Rio suffered a knee injury in the later stages of their first training session in South Africa and has been ruled-out for up to six weeks with ligament damage… 

England captain and Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand
England captain Rio Ferdinand has today suffered a knee injury during training with The Three Lions. Ferdinand has been sent for a scan, but early reports suggest he may be ruled-out of South Africa 2010. The Reds defender was finishing-up the session, when he was tackled. The extent of the injury is not yet known…

Accordion to today’s Daily Mirror, Everton playmaker Mikel Arteta is set to be snatched-up by Sir Alex. The 28-year-old midfielder is not making any progress in talks at Goodison Park, and a summer switch to Old Trafford is rumoured. Arteta, is very similar to Chelsea’s Joe Cole (another rumoured target) – but could settle for more than half the pay that Cole is demanding !   

Javier Hernandez to Old Trafford !
Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has finally secured a work permit – which means the ‘Hot Chic’ will be arriving at OT on July 1st. United agreed a transfer fee with Mexican club Chivas for Hernandez last month, however The Reds were required to apply for a permit as he has played in less than 75% of Mexico’s games. But today The FA finally said yes !

Wayne Rooney against Mexico, 24th May
England weren’t at their best on Monday night at Wembley, but nevertheless ‘The Three Lions’ put as-many past Mexico in an exciting friendly encounter. Rio Ferdinand skippered the side to victory, with Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick playing alongside. Eager United fans also caught a glimpse of Javier Hernandez, as the Mexicans went down with a fight…