Former England football team captain Wayne Rooney pens impassioned column in Sunday Times newspaper, arguing his fellow professionals were "easy targets" in pay cut proposal in response to coronavirus crisis.
Klopp and his entire first team were all absent for the fourth round replay at Anfield as part of the club's winter break. The Liverpool manager was criticised for disrespecting the FA Cup, but his youngsters proved up to the task.
Asked at a news conference why he accepted the challenge, ex-Manchester United and Everton striker Rooney said: “That’s football, it’s what I’ve done all my life and what I love. Until my body says I can’t do it anymore, I’ll keep doing it.
A 14th straight victory for City is a record run in a single top-flight season while Liverpool were off the mark as Wayne Roney equalised for Everton.
Rooney, England's all-time record goalscorer and former captain, was stopped by police near his home in northwest England on Friday.
The 31-year-old signed a two year contract on a free transfer bringing the curtain down on 13 trophy-laden years at Old Trafford.
More often than not, this stalwart of Manchester United has been on the bench this season. He is no longer the first choice striker and does not have the impact he had previously.
France secured a heartstopping 2-0 win over Albania that sent the hosts through as the first team to qualify to the last 16 of Euro 2016.
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