Rooney named captain of Manchester United

  • Wayne Rooney is the new captain of Manchester United and Darren Fletcher is the vice-captain. Explaining the appointments, the club’s manager Louis van Gaal said he was “very impressed” by Rooney’s “professionalism and his attitude to training and to my philosophy.”

    Van Gaal also described Fletcher as a “natural leader.”

    Rooney, who led the side to a 2-1 victory against Valencia, said captaining Manchester United was a great honor for him.


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