Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Why Rooney Has Painful Memories of Pounds 100m Man

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Why Rooney Has Painful Memories of Pounds 100m Man

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WAYNE Rooney believes Paul Pogba has 'unfinished business' at United and is excited by the prospect of the Frenchman's return.

Pogba is expected to rejoin United in a probable world record Pounds 100m transfer, four years after he left for Juventus on a free transfer.

Rooney played alongside Pogba on just a handful of occasions but was impressed by the teenager during his two-and-a-half years at Old Trafford.

"He had great ability, some of the things he could do, and he's gone up a level since he left us," Rooney said.

"I hope he is going to want to return to United and prove he's a top-class player. If he is excited to play for us, we'll be excited to have him back.

"I'm sure he'll feel there is unfinished business, and it would be a very big statement by the club if they can make it happen. …

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