Jose Mourinho confirms Man United captain will play EFL Cup Final v Southampton (Video)

Rooney Stays

Wayne Rooney put an emphatic end to speculation linking him with a mid-season move to China this week, confirming that he is staying put at Old Trafford and insisting that he has no interest in China.

Given how low his status has dropped under Jose Mourinho, it’s hard to envision a long-term future for Wazza at United, but he’s decided to stay for now.

Rooney Plays

Rooney has been reduced to the role of impact sub in recent months, and it looks like his days as a first team starter are over.

But given Mkhitaryan’s injury, Mourinho will need to call upon Wazza for tomorrow’s EFL Cup final, and he confirmed yesterday that his captain will play some part at Wembley.

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