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Rooney doubtful for Liverpool clash with head injury: Report

September 01, 2013 15:13 IST

Wayne RooneyManchester United striker Wayne Rooney has suffered a head injury during training and is doubtful for Sunday's Premier League clash with bitter rivals Liverpool, according to British media reports.

Rooney suffered a deep gash in his forehead during a collision with a team mate at the club's Carrington base on Saturday and needed stitches, the Sunday Mirror reported.

The injury could also see the 27-year-old striker miss England's upcoming crucial World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine, the paper said.

England face Moldova at Wembley on September 6 before travelling to Kiev to play Ukraine on September 10.

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