Wayne Rooney interviewed about new role as Manchester United captain [Video]

Last night it was confirmed that Wayne Rooney would be the new Manchester United captain, taking over from Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic.

Rooney is considered a controversial captain by some after reportedly handing in two transfer requests during his 10 year stay at Old Trafford.

Interviewed late last night, Rooney spoke of his immense pride at being handed the captaincy by new manager Louis Van Gaal.

Watch the short interview here: