Wayne Rooney very Angry Despite Negative Coronavirus Test Result
Former Manchester United and Everton England forward Wayne Rooney will have to self-isolate for 10 days after a friend who visited him at home on Thursday tested positive for Covid-19. The former England captain was tested and the result came out negative but he still not happy because he will still have to miss Derby’s next three matches.
The last game the 34-year-old player coach played was against Watford and the game ended 1-0 in favour of Watford on Friday. Derby’s management said Rooney must self-isolate until Thursday, 29 October which is in line with UK government and EFL guidelines. It means the former Everton and Manchester United player will be unavailable for Derby’s Championship fixtures against Huddersfield on Tuesday.
Wayne Rooney will also be available for East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest at home on Friday and for the visit of Cardiff City on Wednesday, 28 October. According to a statement released by the club, it says: “We’re positive Wayne will be available for selection for the club’s Championship fixture at Bournemouth on Saturday, 31 October.”
Derby has so far won just one of their first five Championship fixtures this season, with Rooney scoring the winner and it was against Norwich City on the 3rd of October. Wayne Rooney said he was “angry and disappointed” at missing the fixtures, but “delighted for myself and family” at hearing he had tested negative for coronavirus.