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Rooney to miss Manchester United's clash with Anderlecht

21:09 GMT+3 12/04/2017
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Jose Mourinho said the England striker is still "not happy" with his fitness and will miss the Europa league quarter-final first leg.

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been left out of the squad to face Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-final on Thursday.

The 31-year-old has missed the last two Premier League games with ankle problems and has not travelled with the team for the first leg in Brussels.

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"He's not happy with his condition," said manager Jose Mourinho. "He has a bad feeling with his ankle."

Asked if Rooney will be fit for the visit of Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday, Mourinho added: "Let's see".

Goalkeeper David de Gea is in the squad despite missing the 3-0 Premier League win over Sunderland last Sunday, although it is expected that Sergio Romero will keep his place in the team.