Wayne Rooney: Playing Manchester United at Old Trafford has lost its ‘fear factor’


Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney admits teams do not fear visiting Old Trafford anymore (Picture: Phil Noble/Reuters)

Wayne Rooney has admitted his side have lost their Old Trafford ‘fear factor’ after Manchester United lost 3-0 to neighbours City.

The derby loss comes a week after the United striker described their 3-0 reverse by arch-rivals Liverpool as one of the worse days he had ever had in football and the England international was once again downbeat in analysing where it went wrong for the Red Devils.

Rooney was at a loss why United had lost six Premier League matches at Old Trafford – more than in the previous three seasons.

‘ I don’t know but it’s not good enough,’ the 28-year-old said. ‘We can’t lose six homes games in a season and we have to put that right and make this a place teams fear again.

‘We know we have to respond…

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