David Moyes suggests Wayne Rooney will score against Manchester United

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

Everton and Manchester United will face each other at Old Trafford in the Premier League today.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

David Moyes has suggested to The Mirror that he would not be surprised if Wayne Rooney scores for Everton against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

Everton will take on United away from home at Old Trafford in the Premier League in a few hours’ time.

Rooney could feature in the match for the Toffees, having moved to the Merseyside outfit from the Red Devils in the summer transfer window.

The former England international forward was hugely successful during his time at Old Trafford and is a United legend.

Former Everton and United manager Moyes has suggested that he would not be surprised if the 31-year-old, who can also operate as a midfielder, scores against the Red Devils.

Everton's English striker Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the opening goal with Everton's Dutch midfielder Davy Klaassen (L) and Everton's Senegalese midfielder Idrissa Gueye during the...

“I think Wayne will be far too respectful of United to celebrate on Sunday if he scores,” Moyes told The Mirror. “He knows all eyes will be on him.

“But he will be aware of the importance of the game for Everton. He’ll be up for it and I don’t think anyone would be too surprised to see him score at Old Trafford.”

Former Liverpool and United striker Michael Owen has backed Jose Mourinho's side to pick up all three points from the encounter.

“I am sure Wayne Rooney will receive a warm reception at Old Trafford as befits the return of the club’s all-time leading goalscorer,” Owen wrote on Betvictor.com.

“Rooney has scored Everton’s two goals in the PL so far this season and Ronald Koeman’s side have only had seven shots on target which is worrying if not alarming for this new-look Blues outfit.

“The game also sees in-form Romelu Lukaku face his old club for the first time and I can’t see past a comfortable home win despite the absence of the influential Paul Pogba from the United midfield.”

A footnote added: “Michael’s recommendation: United to lead at halftime/fulltime at 21/20.”

Michael Keane of Everton celebrates his goal during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Offs round first leg match between Everton FC and Hajduk Split at Goodison Park on August 17,...

Meanwhile, Everton manager Ronald Koeman has suggested that defender Michael Keane is having doubts about his game.

Former United defender Keane joined the Blues from Premier League rivals Burnley in the summer transfer window.

"Michael Keane is maybe, on the ball, normally our best centre-back in our ball possession,” Koeman told The Liverpool Echo. “Maybe now he has doubts in his football. If you have doubts instead of going front in defending you make a step back.”

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