ESPN FC, Friday, July 19, 2013 2:16 PM
The Wayne Rooney
saga drags on, as Manchester United coach David Moyes
has responded to reports that Chelsea is mounting an improved bid for the 27-year-old by
reiterating that he is not for sale. Chelsea saw a bid of around $30 million rejected earlier this week, but the Stamford Bridge club is likely preparing an improved offer after coach Jose
confirmed that it’s “Rooney or bust” for Chelsea for the rest of the transfer window. Reports claim the improved offer will be in the region of $38 million.
Even though Rooney himself is apparently open to a move away from Old Trafford, having been left “angry and confused” by Moyes’ comments that his place in the starting 11 is
not guaranteed, Moyes reiterated that “the club’s position has not changed” regarding the England international’s future. Meanwhile, reports in England claim the Red Devils are
seeking clear-the-air talks with Rooney and his agent in order to clarify the player’s desire.
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