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United boss wanted Rooney to play with the same aggression that made the striker one of the club's key players

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City manager claims United game ‘is not the first difficult match’ of his tenure at the Etihad

Wayne Rooney says there is no pecking order with his ‘great friend’ Robin van Persie

Wayne Rooney's return to form delights Manchester United team-mate Michael Carrick

The England striker scored twice in the Champions League this week

Manchester United respond to fans' criticism of David Moyes and their transfer policy by refusing to trigger an 'eight-week panic' for new players

United made the late addition of Marouane Fellaini for £27.5m when they could have signed him for £23.5m a month earlier

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Wayne Rooney enters exclusive club as he nets his 200th goal for Manchester United to join Sir Bobby Charlton, Dennis Law and Jack Rowley

Rooney scored twice in the 4-2 victory over Bayer Leverkusen to make him just the fourth player to pass the double century mark

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Manchester United started their Champions League campaign with a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen

Shinji Kagawa played on the wing against Leverkusen

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Ashley Young has been warned about diving in future by manager David Moyes

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Palace midfielder who clashed with Young agrees that hard line is needed over act of simulation

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Adnan Januzaj cost United £500,000 from Anderlecht

Adnan Januzaj flair invokes the spirit of George Best at Manchester United - a welcome foil to Ashley Young's diving

Moyes gives the frail United youngster his league debut 50 years after legend’s first game

Wayne Rooney: Despite a desire to leave, he has remained popular with Old Trafford fans

Relief for Wayne Rooney as David Moyes vows not to play him in midfield

In the final seasons under Sir Alex Ferguson, the England striker was relegated down from the front line

The Sport Matrix: Monday 16 September 2013

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