Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.
The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.
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Manchester United secured their place in the knockout stages of this season’s Champions League in style by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 5-0 at the BayArena yesterday evening.
Antonio Valencia put the Premier League champions in front on twenty-two minutes, turning in Wayne Rooney’s cross before Emir Spahic turned in to own net to double the visitors advantage on the half hour mark.
Former Scotland manager Berti Vogts has said that he tried to persuade Wayne Rooney to play for the Tartan Army during his time in charge, Sky Sports understands.
Vogts, who was at the helm from 2002 to 2004, claims that he was made aware of Rooney’s Scottish connections when the striker was a 16 year old coming through at Everton.