Jose Mourinho is reportedly open to the sale of Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, who has recently found himself out of the Portuguese's starting lineup.
The former Liverpool defender has tried explaining Wayne Rooney's fall from grace in recent years.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has rubbished claims that manager Jose Mourinho was anxious ahead of his first match against fierce rivals Liverpool as the Red Devils boss
The action shifts to Europe as Manchester United play host to Fenerbahce on Matchday 3 of the UEFA Europa League group stage.
Manchester United boss will be monitoring the fitness of Anthony Martial and Morgan Schneiderlin prior to the UEFA Europa League meeting with Fenerbahce on Thursday night.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped for the second game in a row while Sergio Romero replaces David de Gea in the starting XI for their Europa League clash against Ukranian side FC Zorya Luhansk.
Wayne Rooney has been firing for Manchester United in the early days of the season, while Paul Pogba has also shown his class in his two games so far for the Red Devils. However, both of them have been slammed by their respective national media for failing to inspire on international duty with England and France respectively.
England managed to overcome Slovakia in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday thanks to a late goal from Adam Lallana. After the match, manager Sam Allardyce batted away questions about Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's position in the team.
Wayne Rooney's testimonial ended in a stalemate with both Manchester United and Everton failing to find the back of the net.
Carlo Ancelotti might have taken over as the manager at Bayern Munich this year, but the Italian admits he could have joined Manchester United after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013.