There are few coaches in the country that can boast such a successful production line and Rooney himself, paid homage to the role Farrell played in his development.
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"He was great for the young kids there," said the Manchester United and England striker. "He really pushed me to do well.
"I think he saw I had the talent, and he always played me a year or two years above my age, really helped me progress to getting in the first team at such a young age.’’
Farrell has a knack of getting the best out of young players. Benefit from his knowledge and experience by watching this video.
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