Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dropped Wayne Rooney for today's game against Premier League champions Leicester City.
Wayne Rooney on the bench for Man UtdSeptember 24, 2016
It comes after the United boss had challenged Rooney to confound the naysayers after damaging, over-the-top criticism during the international break.
However, news of his exclusion from the starting line-up brought joy for some United fans.
Someone finally seen the light about how much of a footballing cancer Wayne Rooney has become. Now we just need Big Sam to act as well!— St3v3 (@_even_stevens) September 24, 2016
Some thought it was a sign that his career is coming to an end.
Begining of the end for Wayne Rooney?— Time (@timothydm_) September 24, 2016
For others, questions still remained.
Wayne Rooney dropped to the bench for Man Utd against Leicester.— Ken Reid (@KenReid_utv) September 24, 2016