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Van Gaal Confirms Rooney As Red Devils’ Captain

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has handed England striker, Wayne Rooney the captain’s armband ahead of the 2014/2015 season. Scott, Darren Fletcher has also been announced as the vice-captain.

“For me it’s always very important the choice of captain,”

“Wayne has shown a great attitude towards everything he does. I have been very impressed by his professionalism and his attitude to training and to my philosophy. He is a great inspiration to the younger members of the team and I believe he will put his heart and soul into his captaincy role.

“Darren Fletcher will become the vice-captain. Darren is a natural leader and will captain the team when Wayne isn’t playing. Darren is a very experienced player and a very popular member of the dressing room, I know he will work well alongside Wayne,” the Dutchman said

Manchester United faces Swansea on Saturday in their opening premier league fixture of the 2014/2015 season.

 

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