Rooney fan Bilic wary of Boleyn comeback


Rooney_2860353bSlaven Bilic has admitted he is a massive fan of Wayne Rooney but he would rather he watches the game from the Boleyn Ground stands tonight instead of playing, even if he is only 70% fit!

Bilic told Sky Sports “To be fair I am a massive Rooney fan. Since he stepped on the pitch in an Everton shirt. He is for me – I don’t know, I can’t talk about Jimmy Greaves or Bobby Charlton or Bobby Moore or any of them – let’s say my football era, Rooney is the best English player.

“I would rather him not play, put it that way. 100 per cent, 70 per cent fit, I would rather him watch the game.

“He played last night, him and Phil Jones. I don’t know. On one hand, most of the teams on a good run, they don’t change the team a lot.

“Now because they lost 3-0 we really don’t know who’s going to play, is it going to be Rooney from the start, is it going to be (Marouane) Fellaini, is it going to be (Ander) Herrera? Is he going to change a lot or stick to the team?

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