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Moyes Ready To Cash In On Rooney, But Wont Sell To Arsenal Or Chelsea

Manchester United are willing to sell Wayne Rooney this summer but will refuse to do business with league rivals Arsenal or Chelsea, according to the Mirror.

With the summer transfer window now open, there is plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Man Utd wont sell Rooney to Arsenal or Chelsea.


Manchester United are willing to sell Wayne Rooney this summer but will refuse to do business with either Arsenal or Chelsea, according to the Mirror.

Rooney’s future has come under scrutiny in recent months after former boss Sir Alex Ferguson revealed he had asked to leave the club towards the end of last season, and the former Everton man was left “angry and confused” by David Moyes’ comments when he suggested the 27-year-old was now considered as back up to Robin van Persie.

Chelsea have made public their desire to take Rooney to Stamford Bridge and have already had an opening bid of £23m plus £2.5m in add ons rejected, but Arsenal have also been credited with an interest with boss Arsene Wenger desperate to land a big-name signing this summer.

Moyes has so far insisted Rooney is not for sale at any price, despite the fact he has just two years to run on his current contract and is unlikely to sign a new deal if he continues to show signs of discontent at the club, meaning the champions run the risk of losing him for nothing when his deal eventually expires.

However, the Mirror claim that United are now willing to sell the unsettled striker but only if he agrees a move abroad as they will refuse strengthen a domestic rival by doing business with either Arsenal or Chelsea.

The newspaper suggests that Jose Mourinho is ready to make a second bid of around £30m but it’s likely to be rejected by United as they insist they wont hamper their chance of trophies by selling to a title rival.

It leaves Rooney having to look overseas if he still wants out of Old Trafford and his options are looking rather limited. Real Madrid could be in the market for a striker after selling Gonzalo Higuain to Napoli but the Mirror claim the Spanish giants are concentrating their efforts on trying to land Gareth Bale, while Barcelona signed Neymar this summer so have no need for another forward.

It’s unlikely he’ll be off to France either as PSG have signed Edinson Cavani and Monaco got their hands on Radamel Falcoa. Neither Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund have shown any signs of interest and there has been no talk of bids coming in from Italy, so unless United have a change of heart and agree to sell to another English side, it looks like Rooney may be forced to stay in Manchester for at least another year.

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Do you think Rooney will end up staying at United? Share your views below.



  1. Henning Swart

    July 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    Yes, because Arsenal was willing to sell them Robin van Persie and Moyes is just too weak of character to extend the same courtesy. Selfish thinking, and goes a long way to sever the ties that took years to forge between Wenger and Alex Ferguson. David Moyes thinks he’s Mr Big-Shot now, just watch United come crashing down to earth this season.

  2. Idealist

    July 28, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    Yeah…only idiot like Wenger is selling our prize asset RVP for cheap….and now even Liverpool knows how to priced out a player who has less influence and being second fiddle to RVP for a mind blowing price!!! We sell RVP for £24mill and now buying a vampire for £40mill, don’t you think the self proclaimed economist is doing nothing but absolutely rubbish!!! The bloody old man thinks that he is very good in maths but one wonder did he ever look at himself in the mirror and say, fuck, what have I done to AFC!!! Statement like will win trophy without signing stars will only spark more fires among the fans like us…so you dirty old man, go and sign us stars and not reject or free items who is injury prone…

  3. many men

    July 28, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    Now we have da money n dey r afraid 2 sale ? Oh wat a greed. Brenden Rogers n David Moyes ! , Wenger be careful of dem !

  4. akin KM

    July 28, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    why united Moye are denieing chelsea and arsenal Roony? This is selfishness and bad habit. Remember how ur club got robin van persie from Arsenal. Selfish people,selfish club. Pls don’t cause bad precedent in premiership.

  5. KLAZ

    July 28, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    now arsenal will realise how foolish they are to sell RVP to them..

  6. Joseph E.O

    July 28, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Absolute greed, self-centered and bad leadership quality. You know how to get other players to ur club but you won’t release yours. Its not good at all. I think Arsene Wenger has learnt his lessons.

  7. dan

    July 28, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    if they don’t want to sell to us then let manure keep unhappy Rooney for another 2 years on 250k pw lol… no foreign clubs are after him.. that would be wise!

  8. Topgunner

    July 28, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    Same old knobheads in Manchester

  9. kelly

    July 28, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    If Chelsea can’t get Rooney, they shud go for Suarez cos they need a good striker.

  10. Saint micheal

    July 28, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Let him go

  11. gooners sux

    July 28, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    Citeh will finish on top of united next season, tottenham 4th,littlepool 5th and gooners will finish 6th, the days of united,lfc and arsenil is over, chelsea and citeh will dominate england for the next decade

  12. musa

    July 28, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    we gve them r v p fo nothn they shld gve us roöney 2balance e equation.

  13. Elber

    July 28, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    Fools leave united alone.

  14. David

    July 28, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    well Moyes thinks he is wise, but for me Rooney is a chelsea player for sure. So if moyes likes he should make a fast decision or not. But he must not keep chelsea waiting till august 10 because Mourinho has a lot to teach and also do with Rooney before the season starts.

  15. sam

    July 28, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    If Roo wants to join us then he should take a massive pay cut for 250k to 150k coz hez no where nr to his half best! Suarez wud b a better bet ..

  16. soly kc

    July 28, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    rooney will shallow end up at chelsea

  17. van Jules kevin

    July 28, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    ManU are just making themselves a laughing stock, they are buying players from other PL clubs……why do they think they are different from other clubs? They bought RVP from Arsenal, was it simple for Arsenal to let go of him? They should just understand that Rooney will have to go and play where he wants to play not where they want him to because the situation can end up in a more embarrasing way.

  18. shitta fatai

    July 29, 2013 at 12:02 am

    Man U are just making themselves a laughing stocks. They knew how 2 buy players 4rm other premier league colleagues but they don’t want 2 sell, afterall, they got RVP 4rm Arsenal, who happens 2 be their best assets then. up till now, they are still pursuing BALE 4rm tottenham. thanks.

  19. olusolami

    July 29, 2013 at 8:28 am

    let rooney go..david moyes is just complicatin issues 4 him,he is still a young man,he has alot of exprience in his head…please moyes,let rooney be 4 d sake of england

  20. Mark

    July 29, 2013 at 10:10 am

    So what you are saying is that Spurs can make an offer? (I know he would not want to join Spurs i am just making a point. If Spurs get Soldado and Bale stays however we are right up there though).

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