Previous
Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United
0
0
FT
Game Details
Southampton
Chelsea
1
1
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
Burnley
2
2
FT
Game Details
West Ham United
Arsenal
1
2
FT
Game Details
Newcastle United
Everton
3
2
FT
Game Details
Aston Villa
Sunderland
0
0
FT
Game Details
Queens Park Rangers
Crystal Palace
0
0
FT
Game Details
Hull City
Leicester City
0
1
FT
Game Details
Next
MainzMainz
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
1
2
FT
Game Details

Bayern hope to sign Odegaard

Transfers
Read

'Bayern must get into Rooney's head'

Former England captain Tony Adams has told Bayern Munich to provoke Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney in their upcoming Champions League quarterfinal.

Schaaf: Deutscher Meister! Rekordmeister!
Payne: Humiliation now commonplace
• Eastham: Prem's best weekend bets

Rooney, 28, has struck 29 goals in 79 Champions League games, and in the absence of Robin van Persie he will be United’s main threat against Bayern.

Former Arsenal skipper Adams, though, feels the European champions can stop the England international by getting into his head.

“Without a doubt, Wayne Rooney is one of the best attackers in the world,” Adams said in Sport Bild.

“How do you play against him? I would have kicked him off the pitch. I think looking at his performances in recent years, then you have to say he can look frustrated fairly quickly.

“When somebody provokes him, he tends to overreact like no other player.

“He can be easily goaded. But if you let him play, then he will play. And then Bayern Munich will have a problem.”

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.