My tribe

Rooney, Evra battling for Man Utd captaincy

Wayne Rooney could be handed the captaincy for Manchester United's clash with Tottenham.

Rooney is vying with Patrice Evra to captain Manchester United against Tottenham at Old Trafford.

Injuries to Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand mean Sir Alex Ferguson will name a new skipper against Harry Redknapp's team.

Evra, set to return after a knee injury, has done the job in the past but Ferguson has hinted that Rooney, who wore the armband when Ferdinand and Vidic went off at West Bromwich, would make a good captain of United.

He said: "He always gives 100per cent and these are wonderful qualities for a captain. He exemplifies the spirit of the whole team."

 It's the home stretch! 24/7 click for the best coverage of Manchester United's final transfer market moves

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?