Jose Mourinho’s loyalty to Wayne Rooney is costing Manchester United. Photo: AFP
Peter Simpson
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Home and Away by Peter Simpson

Put him out to pasture: Mourinho must accept Rooney has run his race

Former talisman is suffering badly with only four goals in 25 games for both club and country

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Jose Mourinho’s loyalty to Wayne Rooney is costing Manchester United. Photo: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.