Wayne Rooney break another record - And comments on summer saga... sort of

Rooney Warm Up

Wayne Rooney scored two in a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen

As Wayne Rooney netted a fantastic brace against Bayer Leverkusen at Old Trafford in the 1st game in the group stage, United's No 10 became only the fourth player in Manchester United's history to net 200 goals.

He is behind top-goal scorer Sir Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, post second world war, and Jack Rowley in the 30s and 40s.

However at the age of 27 years, the controversial striker surely has time on his side to overtake Bobby Charlton's 249 goal haul.

Does this put an end to the summer saga of 'will he wont he stay at United' with concerns his heart is not in the club?

As Rooney said on Sky Sports immediately after the match at the second time, "Look I've just told you I'm working hard, I'm concentrating on and liking my football."

You could see David Moyes' delight when Rooney scored, in my view United's best signing of the summer transfer window, regardless of overall lack of top marquee signings.

It would have been football suicide to sell a proven goal scorer to either Arsenal or Chelsea, and Moyes noted that. "Not for sale."

What did you think of Wayne Rooney's performance and the ovation from the Old Trafford faithful as he left the field?

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