If you have been following the English Premier League and are an avid Manchester United Fan, there is no doubt you think the forward line looks lonely in the absence of Wayne Rooney.
On his return, there are talks of Man United’s wonder boy switching positions from striker to attacking midfielder. This seems like an uneducated choice considering his goal tally from last season.
Either way, Rooney is currently warming the bench, rather than making offensive advances. In his absence though, there are a number of talented players looking to prove they can fill his shoes until he returns.
Here are a handful of players who will shine in Rooney's absence.