Nemanja Vidic was also at that press conference and claimed that Rooney was in the best shape he’d seen him for years, which is a viewpoint Moyes has reiterated.
“The team here are telling me it is the best shape they have seen him in for five years,” said Moyes. “And I am taking that as a positive. The club have already stated Wayne is staying and is not for sale. I am going to get the best Wayne Rooney I possibly can.”
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