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Should United offer Rooney a new deal?

Should United offer Rooney a new deal?

When Wayne Rooney confirmed that he was not prepared to sign a contract extension in 2010 it appeared as though there was no way back for him at United. Whilst some fans don’t want to believe it, Rooney, through the work of his agent Paul Stretford, had been in talks with Manchester City and planned [...]

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Rooney: I got an unbelievable reaction from the fans

On Monday night, Wayne Rooney played his first game at Old Trafford since Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the striker had asked to leave the club. Whilst you might have expected the fans to boo him, Rooney was on the end of a brilliant reception from the supporters, with them singing his song and repeatedly chanting [...]

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Is Moyes right to start Rooney against Chelsea?

Is Moyes right to start Rooney against Chelsea?

Jose Mourinho has used the word “ethical”, in relation to Chelsea’s behaviour when bidding for our player, every time he has been asked about the Wayne Rooney situation. Of course, Mourinho has been anything but ethical, particularly when confirming that Chelsea will be making another bid for the player after Monday’s game. That is essentially [...]

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Chelsea manager is being ethical??

Every time Jose Mourinho answers a question on Wayne Rooney he is keen to stress the club is behaving in an “ethical” way. Having already been fined for tapping up Rooney’s pal Ashley Cole and the striker having been pictured playing golf down the road from Chelsea’s training ground, maybe the manager is worried that [...]

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What do we know about Rooney’s agent?

Wayne Rooney has been guilty of making a couple of errors in judgement since signing for Manchester United, and it’s likely that both have been influenced by his agent, Paul Stretford. In 2010, Rooney was ready to leave United for rivals Manchester City, with the blues lead to believe it was a done deal. Rooney, [...]

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A picture is worth a thousand words – Rooney

A picture is worth a thousand words – Rooney

 

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What is the best solution for the club and Wayne Rooney now?

What is the best solution for the club and Wayne Rooney now?

When Sir Alex Ferguson revealed that Wayne Rooney had told him he wanted to leave the club, I argued that it was time for the striker to leave, but only if we could sell him to a club abroad. Initially, he was linked with the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG and Monaco in the [...]

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Vidic: Why would Rooney want to leave best club in the world?

Vidic: Why would Rooney want to leave best club in the world?

Nemanja Vidic has questioned why Wayne Rooney would want to leave Manchester United, the biggest club in the world, amidst speculation the player is keen to join last season’s third best team, Chelsea. Vidic has regularly been linked with a move away from the club but to his credit, his agent always immediately dismisses the [...]

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RvP: Rooney will come good

RvP: Rooney will come good

Robin van Persie has claimed that he believes that Wayne Rooney wants to stay at United really, despite refusing to deny claims he’s keen to join Chelsea, and that he will see sense soon enough. “Everyone wants Wayne to stay and deep down I think he feels the same,” he said. “One of the reasons [...]

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Rooney to play for England instead of United with Moyes’ blessing

Rooney to play for England instead of United with Moyes’ blessing

Wayne Rooney hasn’t played for Manchester United since May 5th when he was subbed on for the last 20 minutes against Chelsea. We had won the title three weeks before, courtesy of a Robin van Persie hattrick against Aston Villa, and Rooney’s performances were fairly average. Having left the pre-season tour of the East a [...]

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Scholes: Nowhere is better than United

Paul Scholes has passed on some advice to Wayne Rooney, who is reportedly keen to leave United to sign for Chelsea, insisting that United is the best place to play football. “I don’t think there’s anywhere better than Manchester United to play your football,” said Scholes. “It’s up to Wayne – but he’s a top, [...]

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Wayne Rooney: The devious stripper

Wayne Rooney: The devious stripper

Every football fan, no matter which team they support, believes they are in some way special. A combination of history, tradition, romance and personal mythology lead to the feeling that the supporter has a unique bond with the club, something others couldn’t possible understand much less emulate. In most cases, this feeling is largely a [...]

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More Rooney PR in The Mirror

Last month The Mirror served as a mouthpiece for Wayne Rooney in his “transfer saga” with him looking for a move away from Manchester United again. With a few weeks having gone by and United rejecting an offer from Chelsea, Paul Stretford has been a busy bee and has briefed the newspaper yet again. This [...]

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Moyes: We’ll need Rooney if RvP gets injured

David Moyes has claimed that the reason the club won’t entertain bids for Wayne Rooney is because we need him… in case Robin van Persie gets injured. “Overall, my thought on Wayne is, if for any reasons we had an injury to Robin van Persie, we’ll need him,” said Moyes. “Wayne can play up on [...]

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Moyes: Rooney in best shape for years

Moyes: Rooney in best shape for years

David Moyes has repeatedly insisted that Wayne Rooney is not for sale this summer although in his first press conference couldn’t confirm the player wanted to stay, despite being asked several times. Nemanja Vidic was also at that press conference and claimed that Rooney was in the best shape he’d seen him for years, which [...]

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