Rooney began the game like a man with a point to prove, but, after a bright opening 20 minutes, his performance fizzled out – much like that of United’s as a whole, barring a late flurry of chances that saw Javier Hernandez and Chris Smalling go close to snatching a victor.
Manchester United will be aiming to keep their 100 per cent record in the Premier League this season in tact when they host Newcastle on Saturday. He’s scored just one goal from nine shots on target in his last 11 league games.
Van Gaal also staunchly insisted that United had decided against signing Pedro – rather than having been caught out prevaricating over the deal only to be gazumped by Chelsea, who quickly secured the Spanish worldwide from Barcelona by triggering his €30millio...
As he prepares to make his exit from United, we can now come to the conclusion that he never wanted to be in Manchester from day one. The Dutchman is interested in Barcelona forward Pedro, who was frustrated by his lack of game time at the Nou Camp last season.