The Return of the Legend! Man United Welcomes Rooney at Old Trafford – All You Need to Know
Rooney returns to Old Trafford ahead of a crunching match between Manchester United and Everton on Sunday afternoon. Following a summer move back to Everton during the summer transfer market, Rooney’s contribution to recent successes of Manchester United especially under Sir Alex Ferguson cannot be over-looked.
He remained the record goal scorer for both United and English national side. He scored a total 253 goals in 559 appearances for the club, winning 5 Premier League titles and atleast one of every other competitions except the UEFA Super Cup for the club.
Rooney is renowned for his zealous character, goal scoring instinct and selflessness during his time at the club. His memories will continue to linger on the fans and surely he is truly loved.
His summer move saw Everton’s giant striker Romelu Lukaku moving the other direction. Both players will be facing their former club when both teams meet in the afternoon. EVerton has been so poor this season, they have lost in 3 consecutive games in all competitions before today’s game. Despite that, United will only need to be at the top of their game if they are to win this one, if we are to look at past records
Some facts you need to know:
– Manchester United are undefeated in their last 6 matches.
– Everton have failed to win any of their last 3 matches.
– Rooney never scored a goal against Manchester United
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Rooney’s Record for Manchester United
Premier League (5): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13
FA Cup: 2015–16
Football League Cup (3): 2005–06, 2009–10, 2016–17
FA Community Shield (4): 2007, 2010, 2011, 2016
UEFA Champions League: 2007–08
UEFA Europa League: 2016–17
FIFA Club World Cup: 2008