United say Rooney 'not for sale' following exit rumours

Manchester United have insisted that Wayne Rooney is "not for sale" following a string of reports last night that he had asked to leave the club.

James Ducker of The Times and The Guardian's Jamie Jackson said Rooney had requested a transfer from Sir Alex Ferguson two weeks ago.


Rooney went to see Fergie 2 weeks ago & asked to leave.Was told he would not be sold. A #mufc spokesman said: "Wayne Rooney is not for sale"


Wayne Rooney asked SAF to leave #mufc a fortnight ago. Was told no. Spokesperson told the Guardian: "Wayne Rooney is not for sale".

The Daily Mirror's Ollie Holt added that Rooney's agents had been fielding interest from Bayern Munich, and, more recently, Chelsea.


Rooney's representatives been talking to Bayern for some time. Chelsea have only just made their interest known.

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