Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney is set for his comeback at the club on Saturday against Wigan.

Rooney has not featured as party of the team since a brief substitute appearance last month, against West Brom. He absence was due to a ankle injury. Also during his time off he signed a five-year contract, having threatened to leave the club.

The 25-year-old have been in the United States working a his ankle injury. As of yet, he has not returned to full training but he has done enough work to be considered for a spot on the bench, according to the team’s manager, Alex Ferguson.

Ferguson also confirmed that Rooney will definitely play with the team on Wednesday against Rangers at Ibrox, as part of the Champions League.

Speaking to, radio station, Key103 on Friday, Ferguson said “I don't think he'll start tomorrow…Maybe he will reach the bench. But he will certainly play on Wednesday against Rangers.”