Fergie hopes Rooney will come on and 'win the game'

Sir Alex Ferguson said the decision to leave Wayne Rooney out of the Manchester United team that faces Real Madrid tonight was a tactical one and hoped that the striker would come on and "win the game."

Go to ITV Football for the full quote.

Wayne probably needs a game or two to be honest with you...he'll probably come on in the second half and win the game for us hopefully.

– SIR ALEX FERGUSON, SPEAKING TO ITV'S GABRIEL CLARKE

You can read the starting line-ups, watch exclusive interviews with Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho and see the match live on the ITV Football website

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