Rooney ready to fill in for Ronaldo and Tevez

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London, June 29(ANI): Manchester United's striker Wayne Rooney has expressed confidence in his talent, saying that he can compensate for the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez, who left in a summer exodus.

"We've lost two key players and obviously I hope we can get a few players in. Between them Cristiano and Carlos scored a lot of goals for us last season and the season before, but I would like to think I'm capable of filling that gap," the Independent quoted Rooney, as saying.

"I've said before that, if I can play in my right position, I'm capable of doing that," he added.

Rooney considers that he has not been given the chance to shine so far at Old Trafford, as he was often asked by the club manager Alex Ferguson to operate out wide.

"I want to play in the position where I feel I'm best. A lot of people think I'm best as a centre forward," Rooney said.

Rooney believes that his best is yet to come and it is time for him to make a permanent switch to the centre.

"To play in a Champions League final and to play week in, week out for Manchester United is a privilege and it's something I'm very lucky to be doing, but I don't think playing on the wing I can express myself as much as I like to," he added. (ANI)

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