Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Derby Preview United V City

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Derby Preview United V City

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ANTHONY Martial and Wayne Rooney could set the place alight at Old Trafford in tomorrow's Manchester derby.

There has been a lot of talk about City's Sergio Aguero and I am glad he won't be playing. Then Raheem Sterling comes up with a hat- trick and Wilfried Bony scores two against Bournemouth.

But I am just as excited about United's threat up front and Martial and Rooney might just be ready to explode.

I have always been a Rooney fan. Nothing has shaken that stance over his ability and certainly not all the debate about his subdued form this season. I can't explain it away. He's still got it.

It has very often taken time for the Reds captain to stir but after scoring against Everton this could be what gets him going.

As for Martial. I was a bit worried in the summer that United's business in the transfer market all seemed a bit random. …

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