Wayne Rooney impossible to replace: David Moyes

Wayne Rooney renewed his contract with Manchester United for a period of five years and celebrated it by scoring against Crystal Palace - his first goal in over two months.

updated: February 23, 2014 17:44 IST
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London: David Moyes, the Manchester United manager, admitted it would have been impossible to replace talisman Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford. (Pics: Rooney - Manchester United's blue-eyed boy)

Rooney celebrated signing a new five-and-a-half year contract by sealing United's 2-0 Premier League win at Crystal Palace with a superb volleyed finish to double the advantage following Robin van Persie's penalty.

Following the success at Selhurst Park which put United sixth in the table, Red Devils boss Moyes saluted the 28-year-old England striker and believes he will only get better after putting him in the bracket of the best players in world football.

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