Hard for Manchester United to catch 'almost perfect' City, says Wayne Rooney

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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".

The 41-year-old striker famously left Manchester under a cloud in 2006, joining Real Madrid after failing to turn up to the final game of United's 05/06 Premier League season. But three even remotely fruity remarks is way above the average strike rate for a current player in...

"For me Pogba is a classic box to box player, he can do a bit of everything really well", Rooney told Monday Night Football. "I really do think he'll kick on". He's got aggression, passion, desire and you can see he's a victor, ' Rooney told Sky Sports.

However, Rooney, speaking on Monday Night Football, thinks City, who are still on course to win an unprecedented quadruple, will be hard to overhaul next season with their football under Guardiola close to emulating Barcelona.


City are getting to the level Barcelona were at four or five years ago.

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

"It's not nice to say but if you can't enjoy that style of play you won't enjoy football".

Rooney also spoke on Alexis Sanchez's arrival at United.


"In the second season you could see there were a few issues with Cristiano and one of them had to give and Sir Alex made the right decision in the end".

"They need players around Lukaku who are going to push him to try and help him". Them players lift the other players and get an extra 10% out of the players around him.

"I think with Jose Mourinho when he buys a player he plays them".


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