Jose Mourinho praises Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney for his professionalism
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hailed Wayne Rooney for his professionalism after being dropped to the bench for two games.
The Reds' captain started on the bench for his side's fixtures against Leicester and Zorya Luhansk but the Portuguese boss revealed he was still 'motivating people' despite his personal disappointment.
Mourinho said: "Wayne is the captain, no matter what – on or off the pitch.
“He is my captain and captain of the club and the captain of the players. It is difficult to be the captain sometimes, but he has all the respect and support he needs.
“He is a... read more
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