Wayne Rooney aims dig at Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane

Feb 07, 2018, 01:34
Wayne Rooney aims dig at Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane

Fellaini will be out of contract and there have been no signs yet that the big Belgian will pen a new deal at Old Trafford despite Mourinho recently urging him to "shut up and sign up".

When asked if Liverpool's trio were as good as the United trio he replied, "I think it would be hard".

"He'd go around and I'd go behind". He's got aggression, passion, desire and you can see he's a victor - I think that's what United have lacked.

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When it comes to knowing what it takes to finish in the top four of the Premier League, Wayne Rooney is as well versed as anyone, given that he accomplished the feat on 10 occasions with Manchester United.

The 32-year-old, now back at Everton after returning from Manchester United last summer, was a guest on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football and said of Pep's side: "In terms of catching Manchester City, certainly not this season and, if I'm honest, next season it will be very hard".

The current Everton striker has advised his former side to use the £89m Frenchman on the left of a midfield three in order to get the best out of him.

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"I think with Jose Mourinho when he buys a player he plays them". He was incredible. He knew how to get a reaction out of me.

Rooney, Tevez and Ronaldo guided the Red Devils to two Premier League titles, one Champions League trophy, one League Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup.

The former Manchester United captain spoke candidly about a number of subjects, including legendary Dutchman Ruud van Nistelrooy.

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"Of course because of the way Alexis plays, always wanting the ball, he always wants to show what he can do and that is important for us".

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