Rooney delighted to reach 200 Manchester United goals after Leverkusen win

The England international scored twice at Old Trafford to help David Moyes' side get off to the perfect start in the Champions League after a 4-2 victory over Sami Hyypia's team
Wayne Rooney admitted he was delighted after scoring his 200th Manchester United goal as David Moyes' men opened their Champions League campaign with a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

The England international opened the scoring at Old Trafford before adding a second after the break, with Robin van Persie and Antonio Valencia also on target for the Red Devils.

"It's something I'm really proud of. Delighted to be playing and scoring and it's a good result - the first game in the Champions League is always important and thankfully we got the victory," he told ITV Sport.

However, the striker reacted angrily when repeatedly questioned as to whether he asked to leave the club during the summer transfer window.

"Listen, I'm concentrating on my football, as I've done all summer," he added.

"I've got my head down, I've worked hard to get myself fit and ready for the season. I'm delighted with the way I've come back, delighted I'm back playing and scoring goals.

"The fans have been brilliant, as I've said all along, the fans here have been fantastic with me and it's great the reception I get here so hopefully I can repay them with performances and goals like tonight."

Rooney could have scored a hat-trick after rounding goalkeeper Bernd Leno but could not find the target from a tight angle and admitted he was undecided as to whether to shoot or pass to team-mate Van Persie.

"I don't know, I was sort of in two minds," he explained. "I didn't know whether to shoot or Robin was there as well, so I was in two minds so maybe I should've gone straight for goal but at the end of the day we got the three points, which is more important."