Man Utd ace Rooney determined to meet Ferguson goals challenge

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is aiming for 25 goals this season.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is aiming for 25 goals this season.

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has set him a target of 25 goals for the season — with Saturday’s cracker putting him on 14.

He said: “It’s great to have played so many games for this club at such a young age and it’d be nice to reach the 200 mark.

“It would be an achievement I’d be proud of and hopefully I can get there between now and the end of the season.”

As for Fergie’s target, he told Inside United: “Yes of course I can reach that. It’s great for us to have so many forwards who can play well and score goals.

“That shows the quality we have in the squad. We’ve scored a lot of goals.

“This is a brilliant squad with a fantastic mix of experienced players and young players who all have great ability and a real desire to win.

“Once the young players have their first taste of silverware with the club they will realise just how good it feels and they will want to keep doing it.”

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