Why Mourinho thinks Manchester United captain Rooney cannot afford another bad game
Jose Mourinho believes the debate surrounding Wayne Rooney’s place in the Manchester United team means his captain cannot afford another bad game.
Rooney was dropped to the bench for United’s 4-1 win over Leicester at Old Trafford on Saturday after a series of mediocre performances.
Mourinho has revealed he had pencilled in the 30-year-old to start the Europa League clash with Zorya Luhansk on Thursday.
But after Rooney picked up a back injury which meant he could not train with the rest of the group on Monday or Tuesday, Mourinho insists he may have ‘protect’ his captain by keeping him out... read more
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