Mourinho: Removing Rooney to Everton Easy Decision
Manchester United (MU) manager Jose Mourinho admits there is no need to think long while allowing Wayne Rooney to leave in the summer of 2017. After 13 years of service at Old Trafford, Rooney decided to return to Everton.
Rooney left United after losing ground in the Red Devils main squad. Nevertheless, he is the greatest scorer of all time MU.
“I think the decision to release Rooney is an easy decision. I do not need to think long to make that decision, “said Mourinho as reported by ESPN FC.
“I’m just trying to respect the wishes and decisions of Rooney. Moreover, he status as a legend of Manchester United, it makes him able to make any decision related to his future, “said the Portuguese manager.
Manchester United take Wayne Rooney to Everton in the summer transfer market in 2017 on a free transfer. But on the contrary, Manchester United secured Romelu Lukaku’s services from Everton with the tag of 75 million pounds (Rp 1.35 trillion).
In the fifth week of the Premier League, Rooney and Lukaku will be the center of attention as Manchester host Everton at Old Trafford. As a fellow former players of each club, Rooney and Lukaku likely to be a differentiating factor in the game later.
Ever since moving to Everton, Wayne Rooney has collected two goals. One of those goals lodged against Manchester City in the second week of the Premier League.
Source: ESPN FC