Man Utd legend Rooney reckons Liverpool league win would be 'unbearable'

Ferdinand: Man City winning Premier League is 'better of two evils.'

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And Wayne Rooney, who donned the famous Red Devils shirt for 13 years, has picked City as the lesser of two evils for Premier League glory.

'This is the worst possible case scenario for someone that likes Man United, supports Man United and has played for Man United, and I'm a pundit that's got to speak about it publicly and squirm and what not, ' Ferdinand told the Daily Mirror.

WAYNE ROONEY has claimed it would be "unbearable" if Liverpool were to win their first league title since 1990.

The Reds now lead the reigning champions by two points in the table having played a game more, with only two months of the 2018-19 season remaining.

"I've seen it as a player and a football fan, so I've been able to deal with it emotionally".

His efforts have been rewarded with a long-term contract extension and the 24-year-old admits he needed little persuading when it came to committing his future to the Blues. Nope, he chose to stir the hornet nest with a swipe at Liverpool supporters.

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"Personally I would love to see Liverpool win it", Townsend said on Premier League Today.

But now the Premier League might just have made a decision which could have just handed a major advantage to Liverpool in the title race.

Liverpool are vying for a first title triumph in 29 years, but an inconsistent run of form since the turn of the year has seen Jurgen Klopp's men relinquish a seven-point lead at the Premier League summit.

"Last season was special in the way we won the Premier League; this season can be special because we've already won one competition, we're still playing for three".

"There are no ideal teams, so we try to improve, we know that in some moments of the game we're not as good as some teams, and we try to improve that".

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