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Wayne Rooney Transfer to Chelsea Could Be Back On, Says Report

wayne rooney1 Wayne Rooney Transfer to Chelsea Could Be Back On, Says Report

Chelsea have been encouraged to make a fresh new bid for Wayne Rooney since the Manchester United star has yet to be offered a new contract, according to a report today in The Mirror. The prolonged transfer saga this summer that saw Rooney eventually give a world-class performance against Chelsea and then withdraw his transfer request may have prevented the Blues from shopping more aggressively for attacking help in the summer window.

Rooney has been almost without question the best player for Manchester United this season, but with the side struggling and a reported clear-out coming thanks to new manager David Moyes, perhaps Rooney would be tempted to move.

Manchester United’s financial situation has been the subject of much speculation recently. Certainly, Rooney can be given a contract that fits within their wage bill, but with debt payments and heavy lifting again postponed by the Glazers into the future, does United have the resources should they miss out on Champions League football for multiple years to keep Rooney around?

Share your opinions in the comments section below.

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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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