Photo: Wayne Rooney issues Man United rallying cry ahead of Aston Villa trip

Wayne Rooney takes to social media to issue a Manchester United rallying cry ahead of Friday's trip to Aston Villa

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Wayne Rooney took to social media to issue a Manchester United rallying cry ahead of the Red Devils’ Premier League trip to Aston Villa on Friday night.

The striker captained Louis van Gaal’s side as United secured a 1-0 win in their Premier League opener against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday to get their top-flight campaign off to a winning start.

United and Villa are the first teams to play on a Friday night in the top-flight this season as they prepare for their clash at Villa Park.

And Rooney is clearly looking forward to the showdown. The striker posted the picture above on his personal Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon and wrote: “Brilliant atmosphere at Old Trafford on Saturday. Can’t wait for our next match and first away game of the season against Aston Villa on Friday ⚽️”

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All five of Manchester United’s summer signings made their Premier League debuts for the club during Saturday’s victory over Spurs at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils will take on Club Bruges for a place in the Champions League group stage later this month following their fourth-placed finish last season.

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