Long term player and captain of the Manchester united team, Wayne Rooney was benched in the recent game against Leicester City . In the absence of their long time legend, the team coasted to an easy 4-1 victory over last year’s surprise champions Leicester City, while with Rooney playing the team had given uncharacteristically bad performances under the new manager. The club has lost two games in the premier league, against Manchester city and a surprise loss against Watford. Rooney was the main man to blame for the losses according to the fans, while many still see him as the legend to the club that he is.
:Rooney has up to 2 years left on his contract with united, and has shown no intention to leave the prestigious club. Rooney also feels that he has a big contribution left to make to his club, a view that is mutually shared by Jose Mourinho.
Many people are voicing opinions regarding Rooney’s spot in the plying 11, but the Legend is here to stay at the club for the near future.
You can watch whether the captain will retain his spot in the side, or if the bench will be his new spot.
Manchester United’s next games that you can watch:
Manchester United vs Arsenal