Rooney has moved to put an end to end rumours before people start getting carried away by again claiming he wants to spend the rest of his career with us.
“It’s nice to be noticed, but I’ve said before I’m really happy at United,” said Rooney. “Unless they tell me otherwise, I can’t see myself leaving, to be honest. I’ve got two years left after this year so, I’m sure, we’ll be negotiating a new deal in the next few months.”
Asked if he saw himself spending the rest of his career at United, Rooney added: “Yeah. I love the place. It’s 30 minutes from home and all my family, and I’ve got a great chance of winning trophies. And, of course, I’d love to become a United legend. It’s a massive club. Growing up, although I was an Everton fan, I loved watching United play and they won a lot of trophies. That was the Eric Cantona era, when he was brilliant. He had something about him. You looked at him and he was fearsome really, just looking at him on the television. I imagined playing up against him. But it was about United, the way they played and attacked, the way they played right to the end. I remember them scoring last-minute goals, which showed their desire to want to keep going. Now, I’ve won trophies there myself and I want to win more there.”
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