One of Manchester United’s strongest players over the last five years, Wayne Rooney has struggled in recent times - but could he return to his best under new manager David Moyes and have a big say in the race for the Premier League title?
A fan favourite at United, Rooney still has unbelievable quality but has only been showing it in glimpses over the last few years. He has though, started this season in blistering form.
After a brilliant European performance against Bayer Leverkusen on Thursday – in which he scored twice – Rooney could be returning to his best.
Not as fast as he used to be, what Rooney has lost in pace he has more than made up for in experience and he is now a vital leader for the Red Devils.
Rooney is also playing deeper now, and is more a support striker than a goal scoring striker.
This allows him to dictate the game more and any team with Rooney at the heart of your attack will cause defences trouble.
Rooney could play a huge part in United’s retention of the Premier League title.
Despite reports suggesting Rooney wanted out of United over the summer, Rooney on the pitch looks like he couldn't be happier at Old Trafford.
At 27, Rooney still has a long time left in his career, but now that he's coming into his prime, he must do everything he can to make sure he reaches his full potential.
If Rooney finds his best form again, as he's shown in the early stages of the season, it will be huge for United, but will it decide the title?
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