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Man Utd striker Rooney not ready for permanent midfield role

Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney sees his future as a striker.

Rooney would be happy to play midfield in the future, but he is keen to have more chances to play up front beforehand.

"In the years to come, that might be somewhere I could play, but, right now, I'm definitely a centre-forward. I'm after more goals," Rooney told Four Four Two magazine.

"I've played up front on my own a few times for Manchester United and it's a role I'm very comfortable with and have no problems playing.

"When you play as a target man, you have to stay up front and help the team out by holding the ball up and waiting for support. That all comes with experience.

"It's a good role for me to play, and hopefully I can continue doing well there."

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