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Ryan Giggs reveals what he thinks Wayne Rooney should do if he scores on return to Man United

The 31-year-old will come up against his former side on Sunday for the first time following his summer switch back to the Toffees

MANCHESTER UNITED veteran Ryan Giggs sees no issue with Wayne Rooney celebrating if he scores on Sunday.

The striker will come up against his former side for the first time following his return to boyhood club Everton.

Giggs urges Rooney to celebrate if he scores on Sunday

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Giggs urges Rooney to celebrate if he scores on Sunday

Rooney returned to Everton after 13 years with Manchester United

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Rooney returned to Everton after 13 years with Manchester United

Rooney will be determined to mark his return to Old Trafford with a goal, and his former team-mate Ryan Giggs believes that he has every right to celebrate.


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Giggs told Sky Sports News: “If you score a goal, you hear players talk about, you sort of lose yourself and I don’t think we should get away from that.

“Show respect, don’t go over the top, but if you score a goal then celebrate. I think fans recognise that.

“Knowing Wayne, I’m sure he’ll be nervous, but relishing the chance as well and he’ll want to score because that’s his job.

“He’ll get a great reception from the United fans because he was such a great player for United in such a successful era as well.


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“I’m sure he’ll be looking forward to it and the United fans will be looking forward to seeing how he does as well, hoping he doesn’t score and Wayne the opposite, hoping he does score.”

16-year-old Rooney in action for the Toffees against Tottenham Hotspur

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16-year-old Rooney in action for the Toffees against Tottenham Hotspur

Rooney poses with his new squad shirt following his return move back to Goodison Park

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Rooney poses with his new squad shirt following his return move back to Goodison Park

Rooney left a legacy at United after becoming the club’s highest ever goalscorer with 253 goals.

Reds chief Jose Mourinho has also told fans to give the Old Trafford icon the welcome he deserves as a club legend.

Ronald Koeman’s Everton side are desperate in their pursuit for three points as they are currently on a five-game winless run in all competitions.

Rooney hit the ground running following the switch back to his boyhood club and has already scored two for the Toffees.

Rooney and Giggs following a defeat against Barcelona in the Champions League

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Rooney and Giggs following a defeat against Barcelona in the Champions League

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