In Sunday's other match, Chelsea was held to a 0-0 draw for the first time in nearly 20 months when Arsenal produced the type of disciplined display lacking during recent setbacks to frustrate the Premier League champions.
Rooney played 82 minutes before being substituted to loud applause, although the match ended in disappointing fashion for England's record goalscorer, as United triumphed 4-0.
Arsenal Legend Ian Wright believes Manchester City remains the team to beat in this season's Premier League title race as Manchester United hunts for their first league title in five years.
"Our squad is good, but we don't have 30 players".
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Manchester United's last defeat at home came in September 2016 when they lost 2-1 to Manchester City. "I am a team player and if the manager decides to keep me on the bench I will be ready".
"City won the game and did their job, I was thinking about the others, and when I saw their results, I thought it was an opportunity we can not waste".
The Armenia worldwide has been widely praised for his superb performance at the match after netting the game's second goal in the Old Trafford rout.
The big front man has been prolific for his new side this season, already scoring six goals in as many appearances for United and creating seven chances.
"Then they improved, they have a little bit more initiative, bring a few more bodies into attacking areas, and they create us a couple of problems but then I think Ander [Herrera] was important, he gave us the stability we were losing a little bit".
"We don't really look at the opponents, we just try to look at ourselves".