"But I think he also deserves credit for that because of the way he plays, the way he is committed, what he does with and without the ball, not just the last touch and the goal but his overall contribution".
Talking Corner: I think sometimes the word "legend" is used too easily but that's not this case.
Mourinho acknowledged that Rooney is a "legend" at the club, and expects him to get a fitting reception at the ground tomorrow afternoon.
The 24-year-old has scored six times in his first six appearances for United, in addition to scoring the goal against Greece in early September that secured Belgium's place at next year's World Cup finals.
"I think the stadium will show him that respect that he deserves, I hope, before the match and after the match but not during the match". The England left-back hasn't featured for the Reds since pre-season, though could make the matchday squad when Everton visit Old Trafford on Sunday.
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KAZINFORM Kazinform shows pictures and videos of the official weigh-in procedure of Kazakhstan's boxer Gennady "GGG" Golovkin vs. That was suffered by Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 knockouts) in 2013 against Mayweather in a fight he admitted he was too young to take.
There have been more than a thousand goals in all but one of the last eight seasons. Needless to say, he is one of Everton's main threat in the match.
United meanwhile, are unbeaten, with Lukaku averaging a goal a game.
"I think he came to us at the right moment - (at) a good age, (with a) good number of years of experience in different clubs in the Premier League", Mourinho added. "But he is glad I have come to Everton and not Liverpool, put it that way".
More of a worry for Koeman will be his defence, which looked brittle and disorganised during the 3-0 Europa League defeat to Atalanta on Thursday.
However, the Dutchman acknowledged his comments to the media may not be the ones he relays to his players behind closed doors.
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Koeman has rightly said that it is not the right time for shedding frustration, because they can hardly do anything before the next transfer window kicks in. There is no doubt Jose Mourinho's men will try to extend that positive run in front of their own crowd.
"I'm anxious with what I saw on Thursday". That said, Matic has a reputation of fading in the second half of the season, as most Chelsea fans would agree.
The all-time record, however, gives Manchester United the edge.
Despite all the doom and gloom surrounding Goodison Park, Koeman is confident the tide will turn. The Belgian has provided a focal point in attack, and he has scored four goals in four league games. If it was up to me I would like to play football today but it doesn't work like that.
Final pictures from Cassini as probe smashes into Saturn
NASA predicted it would receive the final signal at 7:55AM ET, and wound up getting it about half a minute later than expected. But the agency didn't want to risk Cassini accidentally crashing into one of these moons and spreading around Earth microbes.