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  United boss praises Rooney debut
Updated 29 September 2004, 11.18
Wayne Rooney made an amazing United debut
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has said that Wayne Rooney's first game for the club was as good as any debut he has ever seen.

The 18-year-old England striker scored a brilliant Champions League hat-trick in a 6-2 win over Fenerbahce.

Sir Alex said: "It is a great start for him. That's why we signed him - he's got great potential."

Manchester United are so impressed with Rooney that they've brought his 13-year-old brother to the club as well.

Rooney claps the delighted United fans
Rooney claps the delighted United fans
The Sun newspaper reports John has been put into their kids' training school of excellence and the club hopes the attacking midfielder could even be better than his big brother.

But Ferguson warned United's rivals that he expects Wayne to get better and better.

"I think he can only get stronger. The important thing for me as a coach is to allow the boy to develop naturally without too much public attention. I want him to be as ordinary as he can."

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