Paris Saint-Germain Offer to Match Wayne Rooney’s Wages

Paris Saint-Germain have offered to meet Wayne Rooney’s wages in an effort to convince Manchester United to part with the striker.

It’s understood that PSG are willing to pay Rooney’s £300,000 per week wages. The French club are interested in pairing Rooney with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Rooney is still reportedly disgruntled at the club, and the promise of a club matching his salary should push him closer to the edge of leaving the Old Trafford side.

Perhaps the only obstacle in the path between Rooney and Paris Saint-Germain is Manchester United themselves. The Red Devils paid Everton £25 million for Rooney in 2004, and the club will want to recoup a princely sum to let Rooney go.

Publicly Manchester United have stated that Rooney is not for sale. But privately, I wouldn’t be surprised if discussions will take place in the near future about whether United should seriously consider PSG’s intentions.

What do you think? Should Manchester United consider Paris Saint-Germain’s interest? And do you think this is a smart career move for Rooney who will be guaranteed Champions League football at a club where he’d be happier? Tell us your opinions in the comments section below.


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