LVG hails “amazing” Rooney

Manchester-United-v-Swansea (1)Wayne Rooney overtook Denis Law as Manchester United’s second-highest goalscorer as he scored his first goal in two months on Saturday.

The United captain’s brought his goal drought to an end as his side picked up a first win in eight games by beating Swansea 2-1 and Louis Van Gaal was full of praise for the 30-year-old, who has endured a difficult season so far.

“It’s amazing, and at the age of 30 years,” said the Dutchman.

“You have to say, of course, now we are playing much more matches but it is still a fantastic achievement.

“For me, it is more important that he scores now, and he scored today. I hope that it is the fantastic starting point for the team, but also him.

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