Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has celebrated his tenth year at Old Trafford by declaring that he can see himself improving from here, and that he can achieve more than he has before, as reported by the Daily Mirror.
Rooney was sent off in Man Utd’s 2-1 win against West Ham, lashing out at Stuart Downing.
His dismissal could have cost the Red Devils the game, with West Ham pressing late on for an equaliser, but they ultimately picked up the three points.
Rooney first moved to Man Utd ten years ago, signing from Everton in 2004.
Then he was only a raw talent, who was highly regarded in the game. In the decade since, he has established himself as one of the Premier League’s most consistent stars.
There has been criticism of him since, however, and Rooney felt the need to clarify that he can get even better.
He told the Sunday Times: “I still believe I can get better as a footballer. In the next three to five years you will see me as a different player. The next two or three, I feel these could be the best years of my career.
“I’m a better footballer than I was. When I was younger I was raw, there were moments when I did spectacular stuff, but now overall my play is better.”
Rooney was appointed the captain of Man Utd and England earlier this season.