Wayne Rooney was said to be looking 'better than ever' by David Moyes when the manager held his first press conference, and it appears this is the same belief currently held by Jack Wilshere.
The question remains as to what happened between Moyes' first press conference, and the present day.
United sent him home from their Asia tour due to a hamstring injury, which he apparently recovered from to feature in a behind closed doors friendly with Real Betis, before a 'shoulder injury' prevented him from playing a friendly in Sweden and even making the bench for the Community Shield.
All in between Moyes has been constantly stating Rooney is not for sale, despite Chelsea and Jose Mourinho's consistent advances.
Conspiracy theories are spreading like wildfire, and Jack Wilshere has only added to them with his comments, made to Talksport on Tuesday evening.
“He’s the same Wayne Rooney. Half an hour before training he’s out there playing jokes on everyone. He’s happy in himself and he’s performing in training.
“It looks like he hasn’t been injured at all. He’s been firing the goals in and he looks sharp. I’m sure he’ll be looking to get some minutes on the pitch.”
Was Rooney ever injured? Will he bag a hat-trick against Scotland to pile the pressure on Moyes?
It may sound self-defeating and callous, but you wonder if Moyes may wish Rooney actually got injured against the Scots and drew a line under the sideshow for the short-term future.
What do you make of the developments? Do you expect Rooney to score against Scotland?
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