Rooney predicts position Man Utd will finish this season & sends message to Sancho

Rooney on Sancho

Derby County manager, Wayne Rooney has predicted that Manchester United will challenge Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea for the Premier League title this season after signing Jadon Sancho.

Rooney has also urged Sancho to expect a lot of pressure at United because he is a kind of player that scores goals and creates chances.




Sancho has established himself as one of the best wingers in Europe during his time in the Bundesliga with 50 goals and 64 assists in 137 appearances for Borussia Dortmund.

The United legend believes Sancho is a ‘very good signing’ for the Red devils, adding that his former team will be Premier League title contenders.




“He [Sancho] scores goals, creates goals, so I think it’s a very good signing,” Rooney told Sky Sports.

“I think there will be a lot of pressure, which there should be with Manchester United. Sancho coming in, they are rumoured to be in for a few more players.

“They are in a period now where the fans will be wanting success, silverware, and Ole and his coaching staff will be under pressure to deliver that.

“[Manchester] City, Chelsea the Champions League winners, Liverpool, there are some very good teams, but you can see with Manchester United they are getting gradually better.




“I think they will be in a place where they really will challenge next season [2021/22 campaign].”

Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side defeated Derby County 2-1 in their first pre-season friendly game over the weekend.

JB

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