Manchester — Manchester United is facing a striker crisis for
its English Premier League game against Watford on Saturday, with Wayne Rooney,
Anthony Martial, and backup Marouane Fellaini ruled out.
Martial hurt his foot on international duty for France
against England on Tuesday, while Rooney is ill, and Fellaini — a midfielder
often used as an emergency striker by United manager Louis van Gaal — has a
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To make matters worse, Van Gaal says on Friday the only
other striker in United's squad, youngster James Wilson, is lacking fitness and
cannot play a whole match.
Van Gaal has been widely criticized for United's lackluster
forward play this season. They are fourth in the league heading into the
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