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Wayne Rooney trolled by Greater Manchester Police

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Wayne Rooney once again struggled as Manchester United laboured to their third consecutive goalless draw in all competitions. Louis van Gaal's men have now scored just one goal in their last four games.

Rooney has started as the focal point of the Red Devils' attack in three of those matches, with Anthony Martial continuing to be utilised as a makeshift winger.

It seems every time the England and Old Trafford captain takes to the field he is mercilessly trolled by fans on Twitter; his performances against Manchester City and Middlesbrough came in for considerable criticism.

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During Saturday's stalemate with Crystal Palace, Greater Manchester Police decided to take a pop at the out of form forward.

During half-time of the game at Selhurst Park, the official GMP City Centre account tweeted: "DS Dave - Missing person - Wayne Rooney last seen in the Trafford area wearing a red shirt, any sightings please inform colleagues @gmpurmston."

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Unsurprisingly, the original tweet has since been deleted.

Rooney's form 

Since scoring his second Premier League goal of the season in the Red Devils' emphatic 3-0 win over Everton, Rooney's form has been nothing short of a disaster.

The forward has managed a miserly three shots on target in his last three outings in the league and Champions League. 

United's frontline is lacking some much-needed creativity at the minute and it is clear to see Rooney's game is not suited to being the lone striker.

Having burst onto the scene in stunning style, Martial is being wasted out wide and the sooner he is returned to a central position, the better. 

After his performance against Crystal Palace, is now the time for Louis van Gaal to drop Wayne Rooney? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below

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