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

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

  1. kagawa23 says:

    Best news ive had all day. All i need now is for Evra to go and for Shaw to come in with either Gundogan or Strootman and that will be a a successful summer. Wayne you greedy prick please accept the offer

  2. Guy says:

    Is Wayne going to be happy playing second fiddle to Ibra? He certainly will never be anything more.

  3. Chris in Dallas says:

    With a 75% income tax rate in France, Rooney might want to ask for £400k a week…

  4. Marc L says:

    If he goes to PSG will he then need to be called Le Shaggeur des grand-meres?

    • jtm371 says:

      Marc L
      touche you beat me to it.all the Grandmothers in London might be able to take a deep breath if rumor is true.

  5. Dean Stell says:

    I really like Rooney as a player, but it seems like he needs a change of scenery if he’s going to make the changes to his diet/lifestyle/etc. that will help him be an elite player in his 30s. I mean, if he wasn’t going to learn that ethic from SAF, Giggs and Scholes, it’s hard to see how he’ll learn it at United now.

    Sending him to PSG is a great outcome. As a United fan, I REALLY don’t want him to rediscover fitness as a Chelsea player and terrorize us for the next 5-6 years. Let him go to Paris.

  6. CG COKER says:


  7. Frill Artist says:

    Good riddance, tw*t.

  8. kyle says:

    PSG would be making the biggest mistake in th world if they pay more than 25 millon for Rooney and pay him anything more than 150,000 a week. He is fast becoming a has-been.

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