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Manchester United: Wayne Rooney can’t stop scoring

by | 17th, August 2015

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08:  Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates his 1-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on August 8, 2015 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)


How’s life treating Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney? After United had completed these routine defeat of Aston Villa at Villa Park (in their last 40 league matches, Villa have won once, lost 29 and drawn 10), the papers shone a light on the nation’s main man.

All but one news source thought Rooney was poor:

Daily Mail : “Wayne Rooney is on his way to being burnt out and the Manchester United captain looks as ineffectual as he has ever been”

Daily Mail : “Manchester United need a new striker: With Wayne Rooney out of sorts, Louis van Gaal needs fresh firepower to boost title hopes”

The Guardian : “Loose passing, wasteful finishing and a particularly bad night for Wayne Rooney kept the hosts in the game”

ESPN : “There were hopes that Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney would rediscover some form against Aston Villa on Friday night… Remarkably, though, he was even worse than he was against Tottenham

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