Wayne Rooney on Fergie, Van Gaal & Mourinho

The legendary striker of Manchester United, Wayne Rooney, mentioned the difference when coached by Sir Alex Ferguson, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho.

Wayne Rooney has had a fantastic career since moving from Everton to Manchester United on August 31, 2004. Defending Man United until July 9, 2017, Rooney won many titles.

The striker who now strengthens Derby County contributed to 16 trophies for the Red Devils. Wayne Rooney even left Man United to return to Everton with the status of top scorer of all time. Rooney successfully carved 253 goals for Manchester United.

Throughout headquarters at Old Trafford, Rooney had felt the cold hands of famous coaches, such as Sir Alex Ferguson, Louis van Gaal, and Jose Mourinho. Wayne Rooney also told the advantages of each of these great interpreters tactics.

Sir Alex Ferguson

Ferguson is the legendary coach of Man United. The Scottish former football player has managed MU for 27 years. Together with Ferguson, the Red Devils became Premier League champions 13 times.

According to Rooney, Fergie is superior to all other coaches. The most important thing is that he puts his trust in everyone.

“Fergie trusted his coach to lead a training session. He trusted the players.”, he quoted. “People always ask how Fergie talks to the team. Most of what he says is ‘You are eleven better than they are. Let’s win the match’,” Rooney added.

Louis Van Gaal

The former Dutch football player and manager only served Man United for 2 years (2014-2016). He led Manchester United to win the 2016 FA Cup before being sacked by the club.

“Tactically, Van Gaal is by far the best. I have learnt a lot from him and I am definitely going to use those lessons for when I am a manager.”

Wayne Rooney has said that Louis van Gaal was the best coach he worked under during his playing career even if the pair’s together time at Old Trafford wasn’t overly successful. .

Jose Mourinho

Meanwhile, Mourinho helped Man United win the Community Shield (2016), the English League Cup (2017) and the Europa League.

“Van Gaal is about preparation, Fergie in human management, and Mourinho is stubborn, I think sometimes you need that,” Wayne Rooney was quoted from the Manchester Evening News.

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