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Rooney ready to lead from the front for United

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LONDON - Wayne Rooney believes he is ready to play a lead role in Louis van Gaal's Manchester United revolution after being appointed as the team's new captain. 

Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney takes a free kick during the pre-season football friendly match between Manchester United and Valencia at Old Trafford on August 12, 2014

Van Gaal named Rooney as the United skipper on Tuesday and he will wear the armband as permanent captain for the first time in Saturday's Premier League opener against Swansea at Old Trafford.

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