Ander Herrera is an excellent top-flight centre midfielder and should be preferred over the other options by Jose Mourinho after picking up the Manchester United player of the season accolade last season.
Rooney, who since returning to Merseyside has retired from global football, is also the highest scorer in United's history and returns tomorrow to the club where he scored a record 253 goals in 559 appearances.
The Everton star's off-field problems have been well-documented in recent weeks, and it's fair to say he's only at Goodison Park at all because he had gradually fallen out of Jose Mourinho's plans.
The 24-year-old has scored six times in his first six appearances for United, in addition to scoring the goal against Greece in early September that secured Belgium's place at next year's World Cup finals. He has scored nine goals for club and country this season, and I think his price of [1.81] to find the net in 90 minutes is more than fair.
In terms of team news, The Toffees' manager, Ronald Koeman, won't have his side at full strength.
"He has nothing to prove, of course not".
Now Koeman has stressed his side must tighten up at the back or they will be undone by the threat of Lukaku on Super Sunday, live on Sky Sports.
"(But) he's an Everton player, he's one of the players who needs to react and to bring the level that we expect from players like Wayne".
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Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said he does not expect Australia to play in Pakistan "in the short term". Since then, the only worldwide team to visit Pakistan was Zimbabwe, which played five limited-overs games in Lahore in 2015.
On the field this season his early form was promising too, and before he announced his global retirement we saw flashes of the old Rooney, scoring goals and proving the doubters wrong along the way.
The former England captain was only 18 when he arrived at United from Everton for £25.6m in August 2004, and Mourinho does not believe Lukaku will have the time to match Rooney's achievements.
The Portuguese manager once again expressed his view that Rooney, United's all-time record goalscorer, should be regarded as a United legend, but immediately stressed that he is an Everton player now who will want to beat them on Sunday, as reported by the Guardian. "The way the team plays, they have to (score more goals)".
Ashley Williams is expected to return to the starting XI on Sunday but alongside Michael Keane and Phil Jagielka the lack of pace in front of Jordan Pickford is something Mourinho may look to expose.
Mourinho added on MUTV: "That is an opportunity for others and the others are ready to get that opportunity, and to perform".
"The way the team plays I think they have to, when a team doesn't create a lot, doesn't have the ball, when it's just a reactive team, it's more hard". Last season featured a total of 1,064 (2.8 per game), the second-highest ever since the league reverted to 20 teams.
Manchester United are undefeated at home this season, notching three wins in three games across all competitions. He is playing well, there is a good relationship between the way our striker and the way the team plays.