Gary Neville has publicly backed Wayne Rooney after his decision to sign a new 5 year deal with the club.

“The right thing has happened in the end for Wayne, for his career, for his life – he has made the right decision,” said Neville. “The club gets to keep a great player – someone who works hard for the team every week. It will take time to settle down but once it settles down and time heals and he will go on to have a great career and win trophies here.”

What he says to Rooney behind the scenes might use slightly more colourful language…

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