Wayne Rooney confident of keeping hold of Manchester United goalscoring record

Everton striker Wayne Rooney does not feel anyone will manage to break his Manchester United goalscoring record unless his former club decide to sign one of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.


The England international ended his 13-year association with United earlier in the summer after it was known that his chances in the starting lineup would be restricted at Manchester United. Rooney was largely used from the substitutes’ bench during the previous campaign, and it was not until the final stages of the Premier League season, had he earned a regular role in the starting lineup.

In a report by Metro, Rooney is quite confident of preserving his scoring record of 253 goals which he achieved after surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton’s tally earlier in January. When asked on whether his feat would ever be broken, Rooney admitted that it would be hard as players don’t tend to stay at one club for long periods of time. However, the Englishman believes that former teammate Ronaldo and Barcelona star Messi could be two potential candidates, who could threaten his record. Continue reading Wayne Rooney confident of keeping hold of Manchester United goalscoring record

Mourinho keen to stay

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho stated that he wants to remain with the Red Devils for the long term.


The Portuguese manager said that he is enjoying his time working in Manchester and that he would want to extend his contract if possible.

The former Chelsea manager said that it was his dream job to manage Manchester United and that if ever the owners gave him a new contract he will not hesitate to sign it. He said that he has a long-term vision for the club and that he is looking forward to winning trophies.

He said that he had been so far with his career at Manchester United and he believes that the club is on a good path. Continue reading Mourinho keen to stay

Gary Lineker believes that Wayne Rooney isn’t crucial for England anymore

Former Tottenham Hotspur and England player Gary Lineker is certain that Wayne Rooney does not play such an important role for the English national football team anymore as there are many talented youngsters that are on the rise and are quickly turning into the main stars for England while Wayne Rooney’s impact with his national team has not been as big as it used to be.


Even with the absence of Wayne Rooney from England’s latest matches against Germany, Lithuania and Estonia, the English national side still managed to emerge victorious. Some of these games were just friendly encounters while the rest were European Championship qualification matches and England came out on top.

Gary Lineker stated that the head coach of England, Roy Hodgson has a number of alternatives that he can use instead of Wayne Rooney in the attacking department of the national team as the former Leicester City player said: ‘’I don’t want that to be taken in the wrong way, but I think there are all sorts of options up front for Roy now.’’ Continue reading Gary Lineker believes that Wayne Rooney isn’t crucial for England anymore