The 30-year-old club captain's starting place has been questioned in recent weeks
Mourinho has said that Rooney's form has dipped as a result of the criticism he faced following his England performance against Slovakia
Mourinho tried to take advantage of his contract situation in 2010 and 2013
The 30-year-old's role in Jose Mourinho's side has come under scrutiny
Mourinho has come under a lot of pressure to drop his captain
Luke Shaw, Antonio Valencia and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are also left at home
The scale of the occasion appeared to get the better of the United captain as he lashed out during the 23rd minute
The former Dutch international believes Rooney would have developed more as a player had he been deployed in one position throughout his career
There was plenty to mull over from England's first game under 'Big Sam'
England manager also heaps praise on captain Wayne Rooney
With two holding midfielders in Dier and Henderson, the burden of creativity falls to Rooney, who has just one forward to supply in Kane
England forward's announcement that he will quit after next World Cup was not welcome
The Manchester United player first succeeded Steven Gerrard as England captain following the 2014 World Cup
The 30-year-old is England's all-time record goalscorer and set to become the country's most-capped outfield player
All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford on Wednesday 24 August
Manchester United deserve their win in an entertaining game, but disagreement between Jose Mourinho and Juan Mata could be a bad omen for the future.