On the verge of breaking several scoring records, does the England striker deserve more acclaim?
The win, secured by goals from Rooney, Mata and van Persie, was United's sixth in a row and galvanised their grip on third place in the table.
Wayne Rooney on Saturday apologised to England fans for the country's disastrous exit from the World Cup after two defeats.
Forward Wayne Rooney has criticised media who questioned his form and speculated that that he'd been relegated to training with the England reserves.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has urged fans to remain behind the team as the faltering English champions seek to pull out of a tailspin.
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney will sit out the FA Cup meeting with Swansea City over the weeekend due to a groin injury, says manager David Moyes.
Despite Wayne Rooney's fine form, Manchester United boss David Moyes says there aren't urgent plans to offer the soccer player a new contract.
A decade after kicking a boot at David Beckham's head, Sir Alex Ferguson has used his autobiography to criticise the star's pre-occupation with fame.
David Moyes revealed in an interview with MUTV that he was worried about Wayne Rooney's condition when he started as Manchester United's coach.
Wayne Rooney may not be quite ready to declare that he has found renewed happiness at Manchester United, but he definitely looks content.
Manchester united coach David Moyes believes that Wayne Rooney can still achieve more after 200 goals for the team.
David Moyes will wait until the last minute before deciding if Wayne Rooney can return from his head injury in United's clash against Crystal Palace.
Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has expressed admiration for Juan Mata, but he was reluctant to reveal the extent of interest in the Chelsea midfielder.
Chelsea manager José Mourinho says his Man United counterpart David Moyes should shoulder the blame for Wayne Rooney's desire to leave Old Trafford.
Caving in to his transfer demand would strengthen a major rival and set José Mourinho on the path to the Premier League title.
England's manager will hope his side can banish the Wayne Rooney transfer sideshow from sports pages by beating Scotland in this week's friendly.
David Moyes will take charge of his first competitive game as Manchester United manager when his new club tackle FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic.
The swift rejection of Chelsea's second bid for striker Wayne Rooney could see the football player submit a formal transfer request
Wayne Rooney is fuming with his Manchester United bosses over comments suggesting he would be back-up to Robin van Persie this season, say reports.