Michael Owen believes Wayne Rooney's omission from Manchester United's Champions League starting line-up last night was a "real kick in the teeth" but remains hopeful his former team-mate can rescue his Old Trafford career.
Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to leave Rooney out of his starting line-up to face Real Madrid could have major consequences for the striker's United career.
In the past, when Ferguson has left big name players out of high-profile matches, it has proved to be the signal they are surplus to requirements and were to be shipped out at the earliest available opportunity.
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