Wayne Rooney was named PFA Players' Player of the Year on Sunday night and admits this has been his finest campaign in a United shirt yet. But the modest striker says he couldn't have done it without his team-mates...
On a personal level, has this been your best season so far?
Yeah, I think so. I’ve scored a lot of goals this season and I think overall my play has been good. It’s definitely been my most prolific season in front of goal and I’m pleased with the way things have gone. But it would complete it all if we could clinch the title.
Who did you vote for as PFA Player of the Year?
I voted for Didier Drogba for the senior award and Cesc Fabregas for young player. To be honest, I was very surprised I was up for the young player award - I think I won it about eight years ago, didn’t I? [Smiles] So I was a bit shocked to be up for it again this year.
How much do you owe to your team-mates – like Antonio Valencia for example?
Of course, as a forward player you rely on the support and service of your team-mates. Without people like Antonio, I wouldn’t be scoring goals. A lot of what I’ve achieved is down to my team-mates.
What is it you enjoy about playing alongside Valencia?
He’s very physical, he’s