Wayne Rooney felt he did not deserve to lift Manchester United’s two trophies last season as he knew his Old Trafford career was over nine months before his move to Everton.
United’s record goalscorer and former captain said farewell to Jose Mourinho with the League Cup and Europa League added to his illustrious CV, but last year was a challenging one.
As he completed the formalities of his emotional return to Goodison Park , Rooney said he had to leave United to secure regular football and reignite his World Cup ambitions. Wayne Rooney’s Everton return Is going back to your former club ever good news? “It was just a frustrating time,” said Rooney. “The hardest thing was lifting the two trophies – the League Cup and the Europa League. You don’t feel like you [deserve it] because you haven’t been part of the game. That was hard to do; you’re naturally happy because you have won but you don’t celebrate it as much.
“It is just frustrating if you are not playing. The lads who play were having two-day recovery sessions while all the lads who were on the bench and not in the squad were training together, so you’re not […]