Paper News and Gossip: Wayne Rooney 'Rested' for World Cup, Courtois Heartache

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Paper News and Gossip: Wayne Rooney 'Rested' for World Cup, Courtois Heartache
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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to be rested to ensure he is fit for the World Cup, according to reports on Friday.

The England international played in the Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich with a toe injury, but he may now sit out some matches as David Moyes' disappointing first season in charge peters out.

Thibaut Courtois is set for Champions League heartache if Atletico Madrid are paired with Chelsea in the last four of the competition, according to newspaper reports.

But who else is making the headlines on Friday? Read on to find out more.

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