RUMOURS: Mourinho to drop Rooney

The England star is likely to be one of the victims of a three-match losing streak, while the manager is having a hard time winning over the club’s players with his blunt style.


Wayne Rooney is set to be dropped from the Manchester United starting XI after a horrific run of form, according to The Sun.

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Manager Jose Mourinho is having a hard time winning over the United dressing room, who were shocked after a vicious berating following the shock 3-1 defeat to Watford at the weekend.

And, under pressure to revert a run of three consecutive losses, Mourinho is ready to sacrifice captain Rooney in a revamped team to take on champions Leicester City this Saturday.



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