“It was unselfish, but this shows he is always thinking of the team”. “So I’m very pleased also for him“. It’s not just about ourselves.
The Manchester United captain found his goalscoring form in an important game and scored his second early in the second half after a lovely cross from Darmian.
“Swansea are a very good team”, said the United manager, who lost twice to Garry Monk’s men last term. “PSV have to play Feyenoord so that’s a big match in Holland – we have to analyse it”. We are on the right road. “We have to look at the clubs now because these days shape is more important than it was in the past”.
It was generally accepted to be one of the more favourable draw available to the four English clubs in this season’s knock-out stages, although the Dutch manager was clearly determined not to be caught out by United’s opponents.
However, after enduring a barren run which extended back to the beginning of April, Rooney claimed that his mental strength enabled him to ignore the criticism to which he had recently been subjected.
“I have played in Moscow once, against Lokomotiv, and the journey isn’t as long as everyone thinks”. It doesn’t matter where I play.
“It has given him always the confidence that a player needs”, said the Dutchman.
It was a strong all round display from the Red Devils and one that the players will want to repeat on Sunday at the Liberty Stadium. “It’s not about me”. But if I have to play as a No.10, I try to help the team scoring, assisting.
“People make a big thing of it, I understand”. “I don’t think it will be hostile”, he said. “You can create gaps and we scored so that is also good“. Herrera was brought to the No. 10 place as Januzaj was replaced by Bastian Schweinsteiger.
“If I have to play holding midfielder I will do”, he explained.
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