Rooney Wayne, the former skipper said, the signings of Bruno Fernandes and Edinson Cavani could prove crucial for Manchester United this season as they both have the kind of winner’s mentality a club needs to sustain a title challenge.
“The last few years, United haven’t been ready to challenge for the title, but now they’ve brought in players like Fernandes and Cavani – players with a winning mentality – that has helped massively,” Derby County boss Rooney told British media.
“Now the squad is challenging for a Premier League title.
United are two points clear of Manchester City, who have a game in hand. They take on Liverpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday before meeting Sheffield United in the league next Wednesday.