Jose Mourinho Stands by Axed Wayne Rooney After Manchester United Win

Updated: 24 September 2016 20:40 IST

Jose Mourinho left Wayne Rooney on the bench after a series of underwhelming performances from the Manchester United captain and he wasn't missed as the Premier League champions Leicester City were crushed at Old Trafford.

Jose Mourinho Stands by Axed Wayne Rooney After Manchester United Win
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney (R) sits on the substitutes bench. © AFP

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Topics : Wayne Rooney Jose Mourinho Manchester United Leicester City Football English Premier League
Highlights
  • Manchester United beat Leicester City 4-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday
  • Leicester City are the defending Premier League champions
  • Wayne Rooney came off the bench in the 83rd minute
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