Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Rooney Wants Chelsea - Good Idea!

Rooney Wants Chelsea - Good Idea!

Wayne Rooney was in bullish mood after a brilliant display against his favourite opponents Arsenal: he now wants the only Big Four team against whom he never scored a winner.

United are through to the quarter-finals after smashing Arsenal 4-0 at Old Trafford - and Rooney wants an even bigger fish in the next round.

"I hope we get Chelsea," he told MUTV.

"Personally, I`d like to play them at home and try to knock them out. After that we`ll be through to the semi final and I`m sure we can take things from there."

Apart from avenging last season's painful final defeat, a game against Chelsea at Old Trafford is desirable because of another aspect.

It would come between the home game against Lyon and the away game against Derby. While it's not easy to play Chelsea after an important Champions League game, it would be much better than playing them in April when we are due to face them and Arsenal in the league and with any good fortune we should be involved in a Champions League quarter-final, too.

There are very few Premier League teams remaining in the competition so it looks like we shall have to beat Chelsea if we want to win it. I, for one, do not want another United v Chelsea final and do not wish to play another hellishly difficult game in April. So bring them on in the next round!

P.S.: I am of course aware of the reality: we will probably get Portsmouth or Middlesbrough away (if they negotiate their games today) while they will face Bristol Rovers at Stamford Bridge.

Writer:Zae
Date:Sunday February 17 2008
Time: 11:47AM

Comments

0
get chavski in the semis and hopefully it can go to a replay,right in the middle of your champions league quarter finals,you will have a rearanged league game to contend with,and a replay,just before we play you
fran merida
17/02/2008 12:43:00
0
and if we do play you don't expect us to roll over like Arsenal did :-)
merlin
17/02/2008 13:15:00
0
Hope for an United Chelsea final, so theres another UEFA place in the league as a safety net
EvertonMike
17/02/2008 13:51:00
0
id prefer to meet them in the final so we can get revenge for last season final
rooneyisgod
17/02/2008 15:11:00
0
Bring it on Shreck! We ain't the Arsenal under-18's squad! Up the Chels...
Bumps
17/02/2008 16:51:00
0
chelsea still very close to arsenal and manchester in the league, when chlsea didn't have huge part of it squad during most of the year. now, when the injured players are back as well as the ACN players, we will see what's the different between the kids to the mature. no ronaldinho=no manchester...Shrek has too much courage as a second best!
alonrose
17/02/2008 17:06:00
0
ronaldinho? surely you mean ronaldo. proves how little you know about football...or most probably 'soccer' in your case.
united4life
17/02/2008 17:28:00
0
well, he is a liverpool fan. so he can be excused for knowing so little about football!!
chelseaforever
17/02/2008 18:33:00
0
i guess supporting liverpool has damaged his brain cells
rooneyisgod
17/02/2008 20:45:00
0
rooney stop wishing for poison.
kaybee
17/02/2008 21:46:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Manchester United Articles

The Daily De Gea (30/04/17)

You didn`t seriously think a day would pass without yet another piece of speculation emerging relating to our Spanish keeper David de Gea did you?

Griezmann Speculation Update

In recent days, there hasn`t been too much speculation regarding the possibility of the French striker Antoine Griezmann coming to Old Trafford this summer.

United Linked with Midfield Duo

As we may have mentioned before, this summer could prove to be an interesting one when it comes to seeing who Jose Mourinho brings to Old Trafford.

City Have No Qualms About Selling Hart to United

But is the price a no-go?

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

United v Swansea?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Home Win!50%
Away Win!0%
Draw!50%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 34 26 3 5 81 43
2 Spurs 34 23 8 3 77 49
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 34 19 9 6 66 28
5 Man Utd 34 17 14 3 65 26
6 Arsenal 33 18 6 9 60 22
7 Everton 35 16 10 9 58 20
8 WBA 34 12 8 14 44 -4
9 Southampton 33 11 8 14 41 -5
10 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -13
11 Leicester City 34 11 7 16 40 -12
12 Stoke 35 10 10 15 40 -13
13 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
14 Burnley 35 11 6 18 39 -14
15 West Ham 35 10 9 16 39 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 11 5 19 38 -10
17 Hull City 35 9 7 19 34 -31
18 Swansea 35 9 5 21 32 -29
19 Middlesbrough 35 5 13 17 28 -19
R Sunderland 34 5 6 23 21 -34
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2017 4:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Leicester City (a)
Community Shield
Vital Football Comment