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Manchester United Dismiss Chelsea’s £10million Plus Player Bid For Wayne Rooney

wayne rooney1 Manchester United Dismiss Chelseas £10million Plus Player Bid For Wayne Rooney

Manchester United have rejected Chelsea’s initial bid of £10million for Wayne Rooney plus either Juan Mata or David Luiz, according to BBC Sport.

The Old Trafford club remain insistent that Rooney is not for sale.

Wayne Rooney returned to Manchester United’s training ground today to begin treatment on the hamstring injury he suffered in Asia while training with Manchester United. The footballer insisted yesterday that he was angry and confused by the way Manchester United have been treating him.

While Manchester United continue to play hardball with Wayne Rooney, The Telegraph newspaper is reporting that Rooney will be forced to hand in an official transfer request if he is to end his stand-off with Manchester United. By doing so, Manchester United will be free of any criticism that they let Rooney go. And it’ll allow other clubs to be more likely to put in bids for Rooney if they know he’s definitely leaving United, thus creating a bidding war for his services.

What’s your opinion about Chelsea’s bid for Rooney and, if true, that the club are willing to offload either Juan Mata or David Luiz? Plus, do you think it’s only a matter of time before Rooney leaves United? Is there any turning back at this point? Share your opinions in the comments section below.

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6 Responses to Manchester United Dismiss Chelsea’s £10million Plus Player Bid For Wayne Rooney

  1. Gary says:

    Hilarious! Both Mata and Luiz are worth twice as much as Rooney. I’m sure Moyes would have jumped at the chance if it were true.

  2. mike yexley says:

    there is absolutely no way that Rooney can turn back after this. I would not want him back!! his attitude to even think he is nearly as big as the club makes me laugh, especially after his dismal displays last year. I would bite the hand off from Chelsea for 10 mil plus Mata, 20 goals and 28 assists is incredible!! JUAN MATA, yes please

  3. Dean Stell says:

    If that offer is true, I don’t think we’d even be talking about it. We’d just be reporting the news. I’m a United fan and I like Mata better than Rooney. I’d trade Rooney straight up for Mata.

  4. jtm371 says:

    MUFC fans would be all for it,London grannies not so much.talk about highway robbery.stick Chelsea with another out of favor striker.Shrek must go.

  5. Frill Artist says:

    Chelsea would be nuts to offer such a deal.

  6. Prinz says:

    Pls let maureen be foolish enough to give us Mata +15m for shrek, that will make my summer.

    Prinz,
    CHAMP20NS,
    Best Believe That.

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