Charlton still wants Rooney to stay

Sir Bobby Charlton still hopes Wayne Rooney eclipses his Man United goalscoring record despite the striker hankering after a move.

Rooney requires 52 to catch Charlton's 249 United goals and is just three off becoming only the fourth player in their history to reach the double century.

Wayne Rooney is a Manchester United player and I think that he will continue to be a Manchester United player.

We are not silly enough to make any rash decisions. I don't like losing really good players and he is a really, really good player.

I was hoping one day that he might score as many goals as I had and that would have been really nice if it was at our club. I'm still thinking that way.

– Bobby Charlton, speaking during a visit to the Laureus-supported Operation Breakthrough project

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