Attention Fantasy Premier League contestants: Wayne Rooney has handed over the penalty duties at Manchester United to Robin van Persie.
You may remember that the last straw for Sir Alex Ferguson was when Rooney hit a penalty against West Ham United skyward during the FA Cup third round replay at Old Trafford. It was Rooney’s second penalty miss of the season.
Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Wayne Rooney hands over penalty-taking duties to Robin van Persie — The Telegraph
- Roberto Mancini is confident Manchester United’s lead will be cut — The Guardian
- Liverpool have already agreed to sell striker Andy Carroll to West Ham at the end of season — Sky Sports
- Brek Shea leads way as MLS stars follow Klinsmann’s advice to move to Europe — The Guardian
- Odemwingie offered to pay back WBA £300k in bonuses to force QPR transfer — The Independent
- Tottenham have recalled striker Harry Kane from his season-long loan at Norwich — Sky Sports
- Swansea City boss Laudrup unconcerned by failure to replace Danny Graham — Wales Online
- No place for Michu or Fernando Torres in Spain’s latest squad — The Guardian
- Tottenham ‘pulled out at the last moment’ over Tom Huddlestone transfer to Fulham – The Independent
- David Moyes admits Everton top 4 ‘concern’ after collapse of Leroy Fer move — The Guardian
- Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich invests £70M in Truphone — Giga Om
- Fergie denies FA charge for comments made following Man United’s draw with Spurs — Telegraph
- Peter Odemwingie has future at West Brom despite ‘total lunacy’ says Steve Clarke — The Independent
- Mario Balotelli complains about life in England — BBC Sport
- Moyes has voiced his concern that the Goodison Park pitch could hamper Everton — ToffeeWeb
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