Man United captain Wayne Rooney says he still knows little about new teammate Anthony Martial, despite the youngster becoming the world's priciest teenager.
Louis van Gaal splashed out £36 million to buy the winger from Monaco on transfer deadline day.
The deal made waves across the footballing world, and Rooney initially had to turn to Martial's fellow Frenchman Morgan Schneiderlin in an attempt to learn about the prospective signing.
Three days later, and Rooney concedes that, despite the...
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that Wayne Rooney twice rejected a move to Manchester United.
The former United manager eventually succeeded in signing Rooney at the third attempt, when he paid Everton £27 million for the teenager in 2004.
But it ended a four-year pursuit of Rooney -- now United's captain -- as Ferguson had identified him as a target much earlier on the recommendation of Jim Ryan, then director of youth football at Old Trafford.
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"Jim Ryan came back from one of our academy games...
Bournemouth's record signing Tyrone Mings has been ruled out for the season after suffering a knee injury on his Premier League debut in Saturday's 1-1 home draw with Leicester.
Winger Max Gradel, who also suffered a knee injury in the same game, is out for six months, with Bournemouth confirming the double setback on their official website.
Both players have been left off the 25-man squad list submitted by the south coast club for the first half of the Premier League season.