Manchester United have only one star performing, says Thomas

Published Add your comment

Football News

Mickey Thomas says Wayne Rooney is the only player currently performing for Manchester United so far this season.

Manchester United managed to hold on to their star striker in the summer following strong interest from Chelsea and they will be glad they did.

The England international has been in fine form so far this season for club and country and was inspirational last night as United beat Real Sociedad 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Rooney struggled to find his best form for the Premier League champions last season as injuries hampered his development but Thomas believes he is finally getting back to his best.

He told talkSPORT: “Without doubt he’s been Man United’s best player this season.

“He’s a different player this year, there was lots of speculation that he was going to go this summer but he’s now the one player who is producing the goods for David Moyes.

Manchester United have had a poor start to the season thus far and currently sit eighth in the league eight points behind Arsenal.

Thomas said that although you could criticise the contributions of many of the player, Rooney is not one of them.

He continued: "You can question other people’s performances but Rooney has been the star man for Manchester United.

"His work ethic is excellent and it’s evident that he’s really enjoying his football.”

Premier League
Manchester United
Wayne Rooney

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again