Saturday, 24 September 2016

Rooney was dropped because - Mourinho reveals after Manchester United hit top form

Rooney was dropped because we needed fast players around Ibrahimovic, reveals Mourinho after Manchester United hit top form

ose Mourinho admitted he dropped captain Wayne Rooney so he could inject more pace into his Manchester United team for Saturday's 4-1 victory against Leicester City. The gamble to axe Rooney was vindicated as United swept into a 4-0 lead at half-time against the champions with goals shared between stand-in skipper Chris Smalling, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba, his first for the club.