Captain of his club and its highest earner, third in the all-time goalscoring list and a genuine world superstar – you’d think that Wayne Rooney would be virtually undroppable from the Manchester United team, wouldn’t you?
Not according to one disgruntled Red Devils supporter, who thinks that Rooney should be dropped in favour of Juan Mata after the England captain’s disappointing performance in his side’s 5-3 defeat to Leicester City.
United boss Louis van Gaal has an embarrassment of attacking riches at his disposal following the late-summer signings of Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao, however the Dutchman is yet to find his preferred combination to lead the line.
Although this fan believes that Mata is the answer to United’s problems, he also admits that dropping Rooney would be difficult given that he is the man who wears the captain’s armband.
But with van Gaal famed for his straight-talking, no-nonsense style, who’s to say that this fan won’t get his way if Rooney’s performances continue to be poor…
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