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Wayne Rooney: No issue with "greatest manager of all time" Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney insists that he has no personal problem with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, after the Scot's criticism of the player in 2013.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has insisted that he has no personal issues with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, following the pair's high-profile falling-out in 2013.

The 29-year-old - who joined United from Everton in 2004 - was criticised by Ferguson during his final season at the club after the striker handed in a transfer request, but the England captain suggests that he has no problem with the manager who he believes to be the greatest "of all time".

Speaking at a press conference ahead of England's match against Switzerland, Rooney said: "I don't know if anyone knows how things ended. We had differences [of opinion]. That's normal. Ask Roy [Hodgson], he's had differences with other players. That's part of football.

"I'm not the only person who had differences with Sir Alex Ferguson, but I can still sit here and say he was the greatest manager of all time.

"I still see Sir Alex quite a bit at games and he travels away to European games with us. It's not that we don't like each other. We just had differences. That's normal."

Rooney was named Manchester United captain in 2014 by Louis van Gaal.

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