England striker looks forward to Sunday's Manchester derby at the Etihad
England striker Wayne Rooney
admits he cannot wait for Sunday’s ‘massive’ Manchester derby.
The Manchester United star is expected to start for his side as they battle neighbours City.
The Reds have a three-point advantage over Roberto Mancini’s men at the top of the Premier League after they beat Reading, while City drew at home to Everton last weekend.
Some pundits are claiming the title race is a straight fight between the two Manchester giants.
And, speaking to MUTV, Rooney said: "It looks like it is starting to go that way but this is a crazy league and anything can happen.
"It’s a massive game on Sunday and it was nice to get the win at Reading - we can go into the game knowing we are three points above City.
"It gives us that extra belief and confidence to go there and try and get the three points.
"But we saw Chelsea at the top for the first eight or nine games and we were five or six points behind then, so you have to stay focused for all of the games and try to stay near the top of the league."
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