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Rooney short of legend status at United

July 18, 2013
By Richard Jolly
David Moyes' reign at Old Trafford had barely officially begun when he voiced his belief that a man who had swapped Merseyside for Manchester could make history. Not him, however. Instead, Wayne Rooney, the previous defector from Goodison Park, had the opportunity to break records.

"Wayne is only 50 goals behind Sir Bobby Charlton, and I think 40 behind Denis Law," the Scot said. "We are looking to see if we can get Wayne Rooney getting those goals, so that he can challenge the totals ...

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