Wayne Rooney Recalls Hilarious "Fight" He Had With Roy Keane

Manchester United Alexis Sanchez Carlos Tevez

Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney believes Paul Pogba should be deployed in a more box-to-box midfield role to recapture the form he showed at Juventus.

The Chilean completed his move to Old Trafford last month, in a swap deal that saw Armenia worldwide Henrikh Mkhitaryan go to Arsenal.

'I think they are very unsafe, Firmino works very hard to win the ball back and they have a lot of pace, ' Rooney told Sky Sports.

"He went mad, but I had a go back".

Presenter Dave Jones then replied: "You've got to say Man United as well presumably".

"In terms of catching Manchester City, certainly not this season and, if I'm honest, next season it will be very hard", he told Sky Sports' Monday Night Football programme when assessing United's prospects in the Manchester rivalry.




"I just think Chelsea, Man City, I fancy Liverpool and Man United".

"Those players lift the other players and get an extra 10% [out] of the players around him".

The deal looks like being a good one for the Gunners as the player suits there style and this was something which Rooney highlighted when he was on Sky Sports last night saying. It must have been disgusting for defenders to have faced us, because we were just in their faces.

"I think he needs that freedom where he doesn't have to worry too much about his defensive role".

New United teammate Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for the Red Devils in the second half after missing a spot-kick following Romelu Lukaku's opener.

"They are the players you want, nearly like when Tevez joined United. And he's probably still the best finisher I've played with", Rooney added.

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