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Wayne Rooney admits Celtic regret as Manchester United legend wishes he played for Hoops

Wayne Rooney has admitted one of his biggest regrets is never playing for Celtic.

The England and Manchester United hero had quite the career, bursting onto the scene aged 16 at Everton before winning his move to to the Red Devils and winning Premier League titles, FA Cups and a Champions League. 120 caps and 53 goals also came while there was a return to Everton and a stint in the States with DC United.

The recently appointed Plymouth Argyle boss packed plenty into an eventful career. But, not content with that, he wishes he had been able to pull on the famous hoops at some point. Celtic have had the likes of Roy Keane, Robbie Keane, Dion Dublin, Ian Wright, Freddie Ljungberg and Joe Hart at the tail end of their careers, all to varying degrees of success.

But Rooney could have been added to that list if the club had ever been aware of his interest in turning out for them. Arguably, he'd have been the biggest name of the lot.

Speaking to Gary Neville on The Overlap, Rooney was asked a host of quick-fire questions. One which surprised Neville was when he asked which club his pal wished he had played for.

Rooney responded "Celtic I'd say." Neville added: "Celtic? Wow. Celtic fans you missed out there."