Football By Joe Crilly

King Rooney 9/2 To Be Dropped At The Palace

Wayne Rooney’s poor start to the season continued as he fluffed his penalty in Manchester United’s Capital One Cup defeat to Middlesbrough and William Hill are offering 9/2 that the faltering forward is axed from the starting XI for The Red Devil’s trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.

“The Rooney horror show could continue into the weekend and we think there is every chance he could be benched on Halloween,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Rooney is 5/1 to leave Manchester United next year while he is 7/2 to leave in 2017.

When will Wayne Rooney leave Manchester United: 5/1 2016; 7/2 2017; 11/4 2018; 2/1 2019; 4/1 2020 or later


Total Wayne Rooney Premier League goals this season: 6/1 10 or fewer; 3/1 11-13; 9/4 14-16; 5/2 17-19; 4/1 20 or more


Will Wayne Rooney start vs Crystal Palace: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no