Wayne Rooney could be sold to raise cash for Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Man Utd
Manchester United are considering the sale of their crown jewel Wayne Rooney. Reports on ESPN suggest Wayne Rooney might see himself playing for a new club next season; since Manchester United are thinking about cashing in on him.
Manchester United have reportedly placed a £35 million price tag on Wayne Rooney. An insider at Manchester United suggests the whole process depends on a “complicated chain of events”, but yes Wayne Rooney could be sold, probably to raise funds for former star Cristiano Ronaldo.
Wayne Rooney’s demotion to the bench against Real Madrid raised a number of eyebrows, but it’s Cristiano Ronaldo’s refusal to rule out a return to Manchester United that has mostly fueled rife rumors of his second coming at Old Trafford.
Reportedly, Sir Alex Ferguson is desperately finding a way to make Cristiano Ronaldo’s return possible, and if that means sacrificing Wayne Rooney – so be it.
Wayne Rooney has been a featured star for Manchester United for almost a decade now. In the wake of Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit it was Wayne Rooney who took charge of Manchester United’s attack and saved them for faltering. The England international’s heroic performances for Manchester United has made him one of the favorite sons of Old Trafford.
However, Wayne Rooney’s reputation has taken a huge hit since his threat to leave Manchester United in 2010. The 27-year-old has been seeking redemption ever since, but a recent dip in form and injury concerns have raised rumors about his potential exit.
Wayne Rooney might be a fan-favorite, but the former Everton player has had bust-up with Sir Alex Ferguson, an act always results in the expulsion of a player. Manchester United stars such as David Beckham, Roy Keane and Ruud van Nistelrooy are examples of what happens if you mess with the Old Trafford boss.
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has been an admirer of Wayne Rooney for a very long time. As a matter of fact, Jose Mourinho has made a couple of attempts to sign him in as well. Therefore, the former Chelsea manager will certainly be interested in signing him in.
The mega-rich French club Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in acquiring Wayne Rooney’s services. Rife rumors suggest Carlo Ancelotti has already tabled a bid on the Englishman.
With Robin van Persie’s arrival and the potential addition of Robert Lewandowski, Wayne Rooney will become a surplus at Manchester United. Therefore, selling him might not be such an outrageous idea after all.