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Jose Mourinho offers hope to dropped Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney

Jose Mourinho offers hope to dropped Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney

"My captain is my captain," said Mourinho. "If he is on the pitch or if he is at home he is my captain.

EPL Gameweek 6, Saturday Report: Manchester clubs stroll as Wenger celebrates 20th anniv win over Chelsea

EPL Gameweek 6, Saturday Report: Manchester clubs stroll as Wenger celebrates 20th anniv win over Chelsea

Both the Manchester clubs, Arsenal and Liverpool registered good wins on a goal fest Saturday.

Jose Mourinho stands by axed Wayne Rooney after Manchester United rout Leicester

Jose Mourinho stands by axed Wayne Rooney after Manchester United rout Leicester

"We have lost six points in the Premier League. We have four victories which is really important.

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's place not sacrosanct, says manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's place not sacrosanct, says manager Jose Mourinho

Rooney`s form has dipped since he was heavily slammed for his performance in the 2018 World Cup qualifier with Slovakia

I'm the worst manager in the history of football, says Jose Mourinho

I'm the worst manager in the history of football, says Jose Mourinho

Despite winning his first four games in charge, Mourinho came under media scrutiny after the club lost three in a row.

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney dismisses outside criticism

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney dismisses outside criticism

Despite United winning their first three league games, Rooney`s lacklustre displays meant his place was already under scrutiny.

Jose Mourinho under-pressure to drop out-of-form Wayne Rooney from Manchester United squad

Jose Mourinho under-pressure to drop out-of-form Wayne Rooney from Manchester United squad

Rooney has said he is open to the idea of moving into midfield as his career progresses.

EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Report: Watford add to Jose Mourinho's United woes, Tottenham go third

EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Report: Watford add to Jose Mourinho's United woes, Tottenham go third

It is the first time Mourinho has lost three straight games within the same season since he was at Porto in 2002.

Wayne Rooney: The subject ridicule in Manchester United debacle at Watford — Fan reactions

Wayne Rooney: The subject ridicule in Manchester United debacle at Watford — Fan reactions

Supporters have already started questioning the captain's place in the team.

EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Football — As it happened...

EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Football — As it happened...

Welcome to our Premier League Sunday football live blog.

EPL Gameweek 5, Preview: Manchester City look to press home early advantage

EPL Gameweek 5, Preview: Manchester City look to press home early advantage

Last weekend`s impressive 2-1 derby win at Manchester United left City with the only 100 percent record in the division.

Rested or dropped? Jose Mourinho decides against taking Wayne Rooney for Europa League trip to Feyenoord

Rested or dropped? Jose Mourinho decides against taking Wayne Rooney for Europa League trip to Feyenoord

Mourinho said he wanted to keep his 30-year-old captain Rooney fresh for Sunday`s league game at Watford.

First blood to Pep Guardiola over Jose Mourinho as City win Manchester derby

First blood to Pep Guardiola over Jose Mourinho as City win Manchester derby

It was the first encounter between Guardiola and Mourinho, former El Clasico sparring partners, since 2013 and gave the former Barcelona coach an eighth win in 17 encounters with the ex-Real Madrid manager.

Premier League 2016-17, Saturday football — As it happened...

Premier League 2016-17, Saturday football — As it happened...

So, that’s all from Saturday football. It started with a Manchester City beating United at Old Trafford in their local derby. There was a quiet handshake between the victor and vanquished in Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho.

Wayne Rooney plays where he wants, says England manager Sam Allardyce

Wayne Rooney plays where he wants, says England manager Sam Allardyce

Rooney, 30, started the game in midfield alongside Jordan Henderson in a 4-1-4-1 system.

Wayne Rooney breaks England caps record

Wayne Rooney breaks England caps record

Goalkeeper Peter Shilton, capped 125 times, holds the overall record.

Wayne Rooney to end England career after 2018 World Cup

Wayne Rooney to end England career after 2018 World Cup

"My mind is made up. Russia will be my last tournament."
 

World record buy Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United versus Southampton

World record buy Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United versus Southampton

Pogba was suspended for last week`s Premier League opener at Bournemouth.

Winning start for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, Liverpool edge Arsenal in 4-3 thriller

Winning start for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, Liverpool edge Arsenal in 4-3 thriller

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored as Manchester United defeated Bournemouth 3-1 in Jose Mourinho`s first Premier League game as manager on Sunday, while Liverpool edged Arsenal in a 4-3 thriller.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic praises ''perfect partner'' Wayne Rooney

Zlatan Ibrahimovic praises ''perfect partner'' Wayne Rooney

Ibrahimovic also praised Rooney`s longevity at Old Trafford, a sentiment echoed by former United manager Alex Ferguson, who has paid his own tribute to the forward in the official programme for Wednesday`s match.