It’s been 10 days since Wayne Rooney enjoyed a few glasses of wine after England’s 3-0 victory over Scotland at Wembley but, for some reason, we’re still talking about it.
One man that is clearly annoyed by the whole situation is Jose Mourinho.
The United boss questioned the FA following the incident and also named Rooney on the bench for the clash against Arsenal last weekend.
And, during his press conference ahead of United’s Europa League clash against Feyenoord, Mourinho was once again asked about Rooney’s behaviour.
But it seems the ‘Special One’ is still bothered by Rooney’s behaviour and responded with: "I thought you would be asking me what is a bigger problem to be at a wedding in a hotel or in other places.”
Mourinho may have been alluding to reports that Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson travelled down to Bournemouth for a night out, while Rooney stayed in the hotel.
He then decided to call time on his post conference following that question and walked out. Clearly he’s still not willing to discuss Rooney.
Check out the awkward moment below:
While Mourinho is clearly still frustrated at the constant Rooney talk, the player himself lashed out last week. After United’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal, Rooney couldn’t hold his tongue any longer and hit out at the media for their reaction.
“What’s been going on is disgraceful,” he said.
“I’m proud to play for my country and I’m proud of my achievements. It’s not finished yet. I think what’s been going on is disgraceful. It shows a lack of respect and I think enough is enough. That’s all I want to say.
“Enough is enough. It feels as if the media are trying to write my obituary and I won’t let that happen. I love playing for my country and I am proud of my achievements to date – but I have not finished yet.”
Mourinho and Rooney will need to forget all about the last couple of weeks as they bid to qualify from their Europa League group.
The Red Devils have earned just six points from their four matches so far and will be desperate for victory against Feyenoord to give them a chance to progress to the knock-out rounds.
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