Thursday 23 February 2017

Rooney slams 'twit' team-mate

Mark Ogden

Wayne Rooney has taken to Twitter to publicly rebuke Ravel Morrison, the youngster billed as Manchester United's next home-grown star, following the youngster's angry reaction to being an unused substitute in Thursday's reserve-team clash with Everton.

Attacking midfielder Morrison, the stand-out performer in United's FA Youth Cup triumph last season, made a 20-minute cameo appearance for the first team during the League Cup victory at Aldershot last month.

But the 18-year-old aired his displeasure at being left on the bench during the 2-0 win against Everton, tweeting: "P**s take" and "I can not waite (sic) till the end of the season" shortly after the final whistle.

United team-mate Rooney hit back at Morrison by tweeting that the end of the season "might come sooner than u think!!!!!"

Morrison replied to Rooney by tweeting: "What do you mean :/" after appearing to backtrack on his earlier tweets by insisting that "end of season means holiday time." (© Daily Telegraph, London)

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