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Sport Wayne Rooney backs Manchester United to win the Premier League title

21:35  21 january  2021
21:35  21 january  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Wayne Rooney has backed Manchester United to win the Premier League title this season.

The club’s record goalscorer won the trophy five times during his 13-year spell at Old Trafford and believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can become the first manager since Sir Alex Ferguson to claim the domestic crown.

United last took the title in 2013, Ferguson’s final season. Since then David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho have failed to emulate the Scot but Solskjaer has guided them to the top of the table, where they are two points clear of Manchester City.

Wayne Rooney standing on a baseball field: Wayne Rooney believes Man United are capable of winning this season's Premier League © Provided by Daily Mail Wayne Rooney believes Man United are capable of winning this season's Premier League The Red Devils currently top the table after Wednesday night's 2-1 victory over Fulham © Provided by Daily Mail The Red Devils currently top the table after Wednesday night's 2-1 victory over Fulham

‘It’s the first time in a few years where you can see Manchester United feel they can win this league and I believe they can,’ said Rooney, who was made permanent boss of Championship strugglers Derby last week.

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Wayne Rooney insists Manchester United can win the Premier League title in Louis van Gaal’s first season as his side chalked up their win in a row with De Gea, Mata and Angel di Maria got off the coaches to go to United 's second Christmas party of the season. ‘We have to believe we can win the

‘Six weeks ago I said to the coaches in the office here that I felt United would win the league - I still feel that today. When I watch them they excite me.

‘Bruno Fernandes and Edinson Cavani, with their winning mentalities, have helped massively, and Paul Pogba will have a big part to play.

a group of football players on a field: Paul Pogba scored a stunning winner at Craven Cottage and Rooney feels he will be vital © Provided by Daily Mail Paul Pogba scored a stunning winner at Craven Cottage and Rooney feels he will be vital Shinji Kagawa, Wayne Rooney, Chris Smalling, Anders Lindegaard, Alexander Büttner posing for the camera: United have not won the title since 2013 when Rooney (middle) was still a player at Old Trafford © Provided by Daily Mail United have not won the title since 2013 when Rooney (middle) was still a player at Old Trafford

‘The players with winning mentalities will relieve a bit of the pressure on Paul so he can show his quality on the pitch.

‘They’ve got very talented players and they have a very good game plan going into games. I thought they deserved to beat Liverpool at Anfield recently.

‘With a little bit more care with the final pass, Marcus Rashford would have been clean through two or three times.

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