Date: 19th July 2013 at 3:30am
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United will not sell Wayne Rooney under any circumstances according to the latest reports as the board have decided to dig their heels in over the want-away striker. 

Writing in The Mirror David McDonell notes:

Manchester United will not sell Wayne Rooney – even if he hands in a formal transfer request.          

Despite Rooney’s current disillusionment and Chelsea’s determination to buy him, United are adamant they will not sell as they brace themselves for a written transfer request from their unhappy striker. Rooney is “angry and confused” at the perception he is now an understudy to Robin van Persie.

But United are adamant they will not be pushed into selling. Talks between the clubs ended with an agreement that no player from either side would publicly discuss the Blues’ pursuit of the striker.

It seems crazy for United to let Rooney join Chelsea, regardless of the fee involved, should he help the West Londoners win the league it would be something of a disaster for the both David Moyes and Edward Woodward.

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15 responses to “Transfer Request Not Enough To Make United Sell Rooney”

  1. Ikpa matthew says:

    Keeping Rooney is not even a case. Can a tree make a forest?

  2. sam olajide says:

    Wazza should not be sold.He will come back to hunt.please as a father sit him down and talk to him.Remember that united we stand, divided we fall.united live

  3. ifeharmless says:

    well my advise to david moye’s as a strong manchester united fan, is to nt let rooney go and buy good and skillful midfeader.

  4. Romeo says:

    Moyes is stupid about rooney comment in sydney i am a man utd fan but rooney might not score much goals but he works than van persie. Rooney should leave united becos he deserve better than been second guess