Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said that it is extremely imperative that the club maintain the consistency during this season in order to win any major trophy. Manchester United were left without any major trophy in the bag for the first time in four seasons last season. Sir Alex Ferguson will be hoping to lift the Premier league title this time around, which will be the record 20th Premier league title for Manchester United. It is also a major incentive that Sir Alex Ferguson will be looking to claim the title from Manchester United's arch rivals – Manchester city.

In order to do so, consistency is the key according to the 26-year-old striker Wayne Rooney. The striker is expected to be paired alongside Robin van Persie in the new season, as Manchester United are in advanced negotiations with Arsenal over the possibility of a potential sale. Manchester United were the first club to make an official offer for the player, and are thought to be leading the negotiations with an offer of around £ 24 million. Wayne Rooney also welcomed the arrival of players like Shinji Kagawa, who has been bought for a fee of £ 12 million that could rise to £ 17 million.

"I played with Kagawa and Tom Cleverley in there as well and the three of us linked up really well I thought, at times anyway. He [Cleverley] was a big miss for us last season. Obviously now with the Olympics he's up to speed, he's got his fitness and he will be an important player for us this season. Kagawa’s been great. He’s a great signing for us and I’m looking forward to playing with him in the season. I feel good," said Wayne Rooney ahead of the start of the new season.