Photo: Anthony Martial sends message to Wayne Rooney after Man United thrash Reading

Anthony Martial had a special message for Wayne Rooney after Manchester United's 4-0 win over Reading

Anthony Martial has taken to social media to heap praise on Wayne Rooney after the striker equalled Sir Bobby Charlton’s goal-scoring record for Manchester United on Saturday.

The Red Devils captain scored his 249th goal for the Red Devils inside 10 minutes against Reading in the FA Cup third round at Old Trafford on Saturday to move level with the Manchester United legend.

Jose Mourinho’s men then cemented their place in the fourth round of the cup competition thanks to goals from Martial and a double from Marcus Rashford after the break.

Martial was clearly thrilled to play his part in helping the Red Devils reach the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday and also paid tribute to Rooney via a post on Instagram.

The Frenchman shared the picture above on the photo-sharing app and wrote the caption: “Great team performance and Well done Captain 👏🏾 #10#11”

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Manchester United will now turn their attentions towards gearing up for their League Cup semi-final first leg clash against Hull City on Tuesday night.

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