Louis Van Gaal hints Wayne Rooney will be Manchester United captain

The preferred choice of the next Manchester United captain evokes a different response depending on who it is you ask, and Louis van Gaal’s approach of handing someone different the armband for almost every pre-season game has done little to quell the speculation. However the Dutchman dropped a relative bombshell last night when he hinted that he was more likely to appoint a player who has an English style of thinking.