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Man Utd boss Ferguson brushes off Wayne Rooney talk

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has refused to discuss Wayne Rooney's current off-field problems ahead of Saturday's match at Everton.

Rooney, 24, has been at the centre of allegations about his private life ahead of the trip to his former club.

But Ferguson would not be drawn on his problems or the hostile reception the striker faces at Goodison Park.

"Let's put it to bed straightaway. I am not discussing any of my players' personal lives," said the Scot.

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sokrates2234d ago

In this situations sir alex ferguson is the best. He defends his own players from the bottom of his heart. Anyway, he is right as well: He has nothing to do with his private life. Reason is simple, it is private!

donb2234d ago (Edited 2234d ago )

There are two managers who is competing in beeing best in almost evrything wich concerns a manager job: That is sir. Alex Ferguson and Mourinho. From my point of wiew Mourinho stands for a defensive and boring type of football- thats why I prefere Ferguson.