“For me, he will be a No 9 or a No 10, or a number nine-and-a-half, but with me he will never be a No 6, not even a No 8.” Nine and a half…Perhaps Jose Mourinho has found the exact position Rooney plays in. The problem is, it isn’t a real position. It’s been 

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Spare a thought for Marcus Rashford. The teenager who burst onto the scene last season dramatically enough to salvage a shred of credibility from the dying embers of Luis Van Gaal’s regime and claim a place in England’s Euro 2016 squad has so far sat on the side-lines of Jose Mourinho’s bright new dawn. So 

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Manchester United registered a runaway victory over Turkish side Galatasaray in their second pre-season match of the summer. Although the match was purely for gauging the fitness levels of the players, it was pleasing to see the lads enjoying themselves as United emerged 5-2 winners on the day, with goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney 

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Arsenal came out the blocks quickly and just 4 days in, signed Granit Xhaka who is a great midfielder as well as the fairly unknown Takuma Asano. The signings of Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have shown Manchester United mean business. The likely signing of Paul Pogba for a reported £100 million would 

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