BR - Wayne Rooney is no longer indispensable to Manchester United's Premier League hopes.
Prior to this season, Rooney was one of the Red Devils' most important players. That all changed upon the arrival of Robin van Persie.
Many were skeptical of the Dutch striker moving to Old Trafford. Sure he's a world-class striker, but United already had plenty of options in the attack. The logic was that the club could be improved in other ways.