Wayne Rooney 'gutted' after injury ends Asian tour

The injury, announced in a two-line statement on the club website, comes after Moyes said Rooney was in his best shape in years and spoke glowingly about his relationship with his former Everton protege.

updated: July 12, 2013 16:46 IST
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Bangkok: Wayne Rooney said he was "gutted" Friday after a hamstring injury forced him out of Manchester United's Asian tour on the very first day with questions still unanswered about his future.

The England striker insisted the small tear, which flared just hours after United touched down in Bangkok and looks set to rule him out for a month, was not serious.

But Rooney's departure will not help new boss David Moyes's attempts to win over the highly paid star, who has not confirmed his intentions after departing manager Alex Ferguson said he had asked for a transfer.

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