Man United star Wayne Rooney thanks fans for their support on Facebook after defeat by Liverpool

Wayne Rooney was recently handed a new £300,000 a week contract at Manchester United.

Heavily linked to with the soon-to-be-open captain position, Rooney described Man United’s 3-0 home defeat to Liverpool as ‘one of the worst days I’ve had in football’.

The English forward still believes his side can beat Olympiakos on Wednesday night and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Rooney thanked the United fans for their brilliant support, asking the fans to replicate it on Wednesday.