Rooney: Patience needed from Man United fans

United's style of play under Louis van Gaal has been a hot topic in recent weeks and there were notable outbursts of frustration from certain sections of the Old Trafford crowd on Saturday as the 20-time English champions laboured to a 2-0 victory over struggling Sunderland.

Rooney, United's captain, told reporters: "I think that's normal. The fans here are always brilliant - they want us attacking at every opportunity but you can't do that all the time.

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