Mourinho: Rooney 'is going nowhere'

  • BBC Sport, Friday, October 28, 2016 10:21 PM
Talk of Wayne Rooney's exit from Manchester United is premature if you believe his manager, Jose Mourinho. Rooney, 31, has not started an EPL game in more than a month, but Mourinho says talk of a problem between him and his captain is all media business.

"There is no problem at all but you need stories to sell papers," said Mourinho. "[Rooney] is a top player, a very important player for us. He is going nowhere -- we like him, he likes us. He's not happy because he's been on the bench but he is even unhappier when he's injured."

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