Jamie Carragher sends message to Man United striker
The former Liverpool defender congratulates Wayne Rooney on his incredible achievement
Jamie Carragher sent a message of congratulations to Wayne Rooney after the striker became Manchester United’s record goal-scorer on Saturday afternoon.
The England international scored his 250th goal in a Manchester United shirt to surpass Sir Bobby Charlton’s tally in a 1-1 draw at Stoke City.
The Red Devils moved a point closer to Carragher’s former club Liverpool in the top-four race thanks to Rooney’s equaliser after the Reds lost 3-2 to Swansea City at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
However, the ex-England defender Carragher managed to cast his Liverpool loyalties aside and send a message to Rooney after the 31-year-old’s amazing feat.
Well done to Wayne Rooney a great achievement 250 goals at Man United & to be their leading goalscorer. Even better he's a Scouser!
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) January 21, 2017
Manchester United are in sixth place in the Premier League table.
The Red Devils finished in fifth place in the top-flight table last term which led to Louis van Gaal’s sacking.
Mourinho signed five players in the summer transfer window following his appointment as their new manager.
The 20-time English champions will make the trip to Hull City in the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final on Thursday night