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Suarez, Rooney and Bale Suffering From Mystery Injury Outbreak in England

suarez bale rooney 600x300 Suarez, Rooney and Bale Suffering From Mystery Injury Outbreak in England

Is it any coincidence that the three Premier League clubs who have players involved in the biggest EPL transfer stories this summer have ruled their players out from important friendlies due to “injury problems”?

Yesterday, Manchester United ruled out Wayne Rooney from today’s friendly in Sweden because they said the striker had suffered a “shoulder injury” during a closed-door friendly against Real Betis.

At the weekend, Tottenham Hotspur ruled Gareth Bale out of the AS Monaco friendly because of a “minor muscle injury” that he’s had the past two weeks.

And now today we learn that Luis Suarez has pulled out of Liverpool’s friendly in Norway due to a “foot injury.”

If anyone has a cure for this mystery injury outbreak in England, please contact your local authorities.


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