Wayne Rooney Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Groin and Return

Steven CookFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 1, 2014

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Updates from Tuesday, Jan. 28

Manchester United confirmed that Wayne Rooney will be on the bench vs. Cardiff City:

Juan Mata and Robin van Persie start. Wayne Rooney on the bench. #mufc

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 28, 2014

Rooney later came on as a second half substitute (via the Premier League):

Wayne Rooney makes his return for @ManUtd, replacing Robin van Persie. Man Utd 2-0 Cardiff (64 mins) #MUNCAR

— Premier League (@premierleague) January 28, 2014