Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal backs Wayne Rooney to score goals

Manchester United have made a steady if unspectacular start to the season and captain Wayne Rooney is yet to get off the mark despite his new role at the apex of the club's attack.

In truth 2015 has been a year to forget for Rooney.

Just four goals and one assist all year a sign that England's captain may be suffering from burnout.

But speaking last week, Louis van Gaal insisted the 29-year old is his undisputed first choice.


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