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Sports News - Jose Mourinho facing Manchester United striker crisis after Wayne Rooney ruled out Chelsea FA Cup clash after he Phil Jones collision


WAYNE ROONEY has been ruled out of Manchester United clash at Chelsea after he was injured following a training ground collision with Phil Jones.
The injury has left United boss Jose Mourinho in the midst of a striker crisis as he returns to Stamford Bridge for the FA Cup quarter-final.
Wayne Rooney is set for some more time on the sidelines after being injured during United training
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Wayne Rooney is set for some more time on the sidelines after being injured during United training
The England captain came off worse in a coming together with Jones and was unable to finish the session.
It leaves United boss Mourinho with big problems in the striking department, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic now serving a three-game banAnthony Martial also injured and Marcus Rashford ill.
None of that trio travelled with the squad to London on Sunday.

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It is believed Mourinho may turn to Marouane Fellaini to play up front – a position he often took up during his time at Everton.
Wayne Rooney came off worst in an accidental collision with Phil Jones in a training session
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Wayne Rooney came off worst in an accidental collision with Phil Jones in a training session
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Mourinho has made it clear that he is prioritising the Europa League over the FA Cup - especially with the winners of that competition getting a place in the Champions League next season.
Mourinho said of the Chelsea game: “It comes in the wrong moment for us because the Europa League is a competition that can give us a Champions League spot and the FA Cup isn’t.
“So the Europa League is more important than the FA Cup for us.”
For Rooney, it could also deal a hammer blow for his hopes of being selected for Gareth Southgate's England squad for the friendly against Germany and the World Cup Qualifier against Lithuania.
Although the 31-year-old has not seen much game-time for United this season, he was expecting to be named in Thursday's announcement.
For Monday's FA Cup clash at Stamford Bridge, Mourinho will also need to contest with injuries to Bastian Schweinsteiger, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and James Wilson.
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Zlataan Ibrahimovic will be a huge loss for United, as he starts his three-game ban for elbowing Tyrone Mings
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Zlataan Ibrahimovic will be a huge loss for United, as he starts his three-game ban for elbowing Tyrone Mings
Maroane Fellaini may well be asked top play a striking role as Manchester United travel to take on Chelsea
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Maroane Fellaini may well be asked top play a striking role as Manchester United travel to take on Chelsea
While Schweinsteiger and Wilson are definitely out, Mkhitaryan is set to be a game-time call.
For the hosts, Antonio Conte has the luxury of picking from a fully fit squad, with not a single injury to contend with.
No one will be missing the clash against Manchester United, with the Stamford Bridge boss set to pick a full-strength XI.
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