Live: Old Trafford hosts Wayne Rooney testimonial

Old Trafford is tonight hosting a testimonial for Manchester United star Wayne Rooney against his boyhood club Everton.

He has gone on to score 245 goals for the Red Devils, putting him only four behind Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time record haul for the club, and helped them secure plenty of silverware, including five Premier League titles and the 2007-08 Champions League.


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It is the first time Jose Mounrinho will manage United at Old Trafford, and both teams are feilding strong sides for the friendly encounter.

On Saturday a 5-2 friendly win for United over Galatasaray saw Rooney score twice and Zlatan Ibrahimovic once, and the latter says he can see "only success" if the two play alongside each other in attack.

The 34-year-old Swede, recruited this summer on a free transfer after leaving Paris St Germain, told MUTV: "I think every big player can work with other big players. That's not a problem.

"We are 11 players not two players on the pitch. It's up to the coach what he wants but, with him, I see no problems. Only success.

"I said many years ago the perfect partner for a striker is Wayne Rooney. He works not only for himself but for the striker and the whole team. I'm absolutely happy to be one of the guys beside him."

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