Wayne Rooney RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wayne Rooney: I’d ‘Think About’ Playing In MLS Following Man United Career

    NESN "Wayne Rooney might play soccer one day in the United States but he’ll need permission from his wife and children before doing so. Rooney told the Seattle Times on Wednesday he’d consider playing in Major League Soccer after his Manchester United career is over. Rooney is participating on his..." July 17

  • Manchester United star Wayne Rooney could miss the rest of the season with injury

    The Express "The loss of their captain and leading scorer will be a big blow to United’s hopes of holding off arch rivals Liverpool’s challenge for a Champions League place. Rooney was left limping heavily with a knee injury after colliding with team-mate Ander Herrera during Sunday’s defeat at Everton and..." April 29

  • Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal uncertain over Wayne Rooney’s knee injury

    Pro Soccer Talk "In Manchester United’s 3-0 loss to Everton today, captain Wayne Rooney left the field with a knee injury in the waning stages of the match. Robin Van Persie replaced the Englishman in the 88th minute, fourteen minutes after Kevin Mirallas scored the final goal for the Toffees. It was a game..." April 27

  • Wayne Rooney says he’s captaining Manchester United “his own way,” and it’s working

    Pro Soccer Talk "There’s more than one way to skin a cat — so they say — and there’s more than one way to captain one of the world’s biggest soccer clubs, according to Manchester United striker and captain Wayne Rooney. Rooney, who took over as United captain at the beginning of the 2014 season, spoke out this..." April 15

  • Wayne Rooney apologized to Preston GK for diving to win penalty in FA Cup clash

    Pro Soccer Talk "Was it a dive, or wasn’t it a dive? That’s been the burning question ever since the moment Wayne Rooney went down…we’ll call it, easily…to win a penalty late on in Manchester United’s FA Cup fifth round victory over Preston North End on Monday. Rooney raced into the Preston penalty area with..." February 18

  • Louis van Gaal says Wayne Rooney “not scoring anymore” because of move to midfield

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s been more than six weeks since Wayne Rooney scored a goal in any competition for Manchester United — in total, 774 minutes played since Rooney completed his brace against Newcastle United on Boxing Day. That might worry some Man United supporters, and perhaps some managers if they were in..." February 11

  • Wayne Rooney fit for Manchester United’s trip to Southampton

    The Guardian "Manchester United have received a boost with Wayne Rooney declared fit for Manchester United’s trip to Southampton after a scan on Thursday to examine a knee problem revealed nothing untoward. His availability means Robin van Persie could come under pressure for a starting berth for the Monday..." December 04

  • Wayne Rooney set for knee scan, Angel Di Maria back soon for Man United

    ESPN FC "Wayne Rooney will undergo a scan on his knee injury on Wednesday, but Manchester United have been buoyed by the news that record buy Angel Di Maria will be available again soon. Both the United captain and the record signing sat out Tuesday's 2-1 win over Stoke after sustaining injuries in " December 03

  • Wayne Rooney fit for Manchester derby but Radamel Falcao misses out

    The Guardian "Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby, but Radamel Falcao remains out through injury. Manager Louis van Gaal denied reports Rooney was suffering from a foot injury and insisted the Manchester United captain is ready to start at the Etihad Stadium following a three-match..." November 01

  • Wayne Rooney hopeful of overcoming injury to face Manchester City

    The Guardian "Wayne Rooney is hopeful of being fit for Sunday’s Manchester derby following an injury scare on Monday when he was seen limping at a sponsors’ event at Old Trafford. The Manchester United captain has now served a three-match suspension so is available again and while the club has remained..." October 29

  • Injury could rule Wayne Rooney out of Manchester derby

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to multiple reports from the UK, Wayne Rooney could be struggling to be fit for Manchester United as they travel to face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday in the derby. Rooney, 28, hasn’t played for United since Sept. 27 when he was sent off for a lunging tackle against..." October 28

  • Confirmed: Rooney out three Manchester United matches after red card

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s confirmed: Wayne Rooney‘s kick to Stewart Downing’s knee will have Manchester United without their captain for three matches. Rooney will miss matches against Everton, West Brom and Chelsea for his red card in Saturday’s win over West Ham United. Three games is considered the standard ban..." September 30

  • Wayne Rooney hails 'incredible' Sir Alex Ferguson in bid to end Manchester United feud

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney has labelled Sir Alex Ferguson as an "incredible person" in a bid to bury the hatchet between the two. The pair were involved in a high profile bust-up when the newly-appointed Manchester United captain was dropped for a Champions League clash with Real Madrid in Feguson's final..." September 17

  • Wayne Rooney is awful and only interested in himself, says former Manchester United defender

    Metro "Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker has blasted Wayne Rooney and has called on Louis van Gaal to drop the England international in favour of Radamel Falcao. Rooney hailed the Colombia star’s recruitment at Old Trafford on Tuesday, saying the transfer was ‘a real statement of intent’,..." September 02

  • Rooney named England captain heading into Euro 2016

    Covers.com "Wayne Rooney was named captain of an inexperienced England squad Thursday, after the side's worst-ever World Cup finish this summer. England skipper Roy Hodgson made the announcement while naming the squad for England's first European Championship qualifier against Switzerland Sept. 8. " August 28

  • Manchester United have named Wayne Rooney as their new captain

    BBC "The England international, 28, replaces Nemanja Vidic, who has left the club for Inter Milan, while Darren Fletcher has been named as vice-captain. Rooney will skipper United in the Premier League opener with Swansea at Old Trafford on 16 August. "It is a huge honour and a role I will..." August 13

  • Rooney apologises to England fans for exit

    ESPN FC "England's Wayne Rooney has apologised to fans after Roy Hodgson's side crashed out of the World Cup with one Group D game still left to play. Rooney, who scored his first World Cup finals goal when he equalised against Uruguay -- a game won moments later by Luis Suarez -- said on his official..." June 21

  • Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Phil Jones to be fit for World Cup

    The Guardian "Ryan Giggs is confident that Wayne Rooney and Phil Jones will both recover from their respective injuries and be fit for England at the World Cup. Rooney will miss Manchester United's trip to Southampton on Sunday's final day of the Premier League season due to a tight groin. Giggs said:..." May 09

  • Rooney worried RVP will be United's No 1 striker if van Gaal becomes manager

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney is concerned about Manchester United’s plan to install Louis van Gaal as manager, because of the Dutchman’s close relationship with Robin van Persie. The United frontman is believed to be worried that the situation could revert to how it was during Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season..." April 30

  • Manchester United talisman Wayne Rooney could miss the rest of the season

    Daily Star "The England and Manchester United striker is nursing a chipped bone in his toe but is ready to sit out the rest of the season so he doesn't jeopardise his World Cup dream this summer. Rooney had painkilling injections to get him through Wednesday night's 3-1 Champions League defeat at Bayern..." April 11

  • Wayne Rooney ‘ruled out for the rest of season with toe injury’

    Metro "David Moyes looks to have been dealt a new Manchester United blow after reports emerged that Wayne Rooney has been ruled out for the rest of the season. The striker, who recently penned a new £300,000-a-week deal at Old Trafford, is currently suffering with a chipped bone in his toe. And..." April 11

  • Injured Rooney ‘willing to take injection’ to face Bayern Munich, reveals Moyes

    talkSport "Injured Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney WILL line up against Bayern Munich for their crunch Champions League quarter-final tie, manager David Moyes has revealed. Rooney missed Saturday's win at Newcastle after picking up a toe problem in the 1-1 first leg draw with the Bundesliga..." April 09

  • Wayne Rooney set to return for Bayern Munich clash despite toe injury

    The Guardian "Pep Guardiola is 100% certain and willing to bet "a big, big glass of beer" that Wayne Rooney will play for Manchester United against Bayern Munich in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg despite the striker having a toe injury. Rooney was able to train with the team on Tuesday..." April 08

  • Bayern Munich accuse Wayne Rooney of diving for Schweinsteiger red card

    The Guardian "An unhappy Pep Guardiola complained to the referee for sending off Bastian Schweinsteiger in Bayern Munich's draw with Manchester United, with the coach intimating that Wayne Rooney had dived to get the midfielder a second yellow card. The incident occurred in the 90th minute of the 1-1..." April 02

  • 'He wants to take responsibility': Moyes gives clearest hint that Rooney will be handed captaincy next season

    Daily Mail "David Moyes has given the clearest indication yet that Wayne Rooney will be appointed Manchester United’s new captain next season. With skipper Nemanja Vidic leaving for Inter Milan and uncertainty hanging over the Old Trafford future of Patrice Evra, Rooney has emerged as a clear favourite to..." March 24

  • Rooney could be Manchester United captain BEFORE the end of the season

    Daily Star "United boss David Moyes needs to appoint a new skipper following the news Nemanja Vidic has agreed to join Inter Milan. Vidic has agreed terms with the Italian outfit and will quit United at the end of this season and move to the San Siro on a free transfer. His departure is a huge blow to..." March 06

  • Rooney agrees finer details to £300,000-a-week United contract... but image rights hold up signing of mega deal

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney has agreed the fundamental details of his new £300,000-a-week contract at Manchester United but the deal has been held up by haggling over image rights. It is understood that the United striker and his representatives have declared themselves happy with the fine details of the..." February 20

  • Rooney expected to sign a new £300,000-a-week contract with Manchester United by the end of the week

    Daily Mirror "The striker hasn't yet put pen to paper, contrary to morning reports, but he's agreed to extend his time at Old Trafford in principle. Wayne Rooney is expected to sign a new contract with Manchester United by the end of the week. Rooney, out of contract at the end of next season, has agreed..." February 16

  • Yorke: Rooney can't afford to play for a team outside the Champions League

    Manchester Evening News "Dwight Yorke fears Wayne Rooney could turn his back on a new £300,000-a-week contract at United if David Moyes fails to secure Champions League football next season. The Premier League champions are hoping to tie their leading scorer down to a record-breaking four-and-a-half-year deal – and are..." February 07

  • Rooney agrees new long-term contract

    talkSport "The striker's future has been the subject of intense speculation in recent months, with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho making no secret of his desire to lure the England star to Stamford Bridge. However, Rooney has now accepted a lucrative offer from United to extend his contract beyond..." January 28

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    PhysioRoom.com Ltd @physioroom

    #Moyes confirms #RvP #Rooney & #Fellaini have all trained ahead of the #CCFC game tomorrow #MUFC

  • Rooney agent holds talks with United chief Woodward over new contract for star striker

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney's agent has been locked in talks with Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward over a new deal for the England star. Rooney, who has 18 months left to run on his contract, has attracted interest from Chelsea and Spanish giants Real Madrid. The forward's agent Paul..." January 24

  • Wayne Rooney 'will NOT sign new deal at Manchester United even if Juan Mata joins from Chelsea'

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney is reportedly NOT prepared to sign a new deal at struggling Manchester United - even if Juan Mata joins the club. The England striker is understood to be waiting until at least the summer to see who else David Moyes brings in before making a decision about his future. According..." January 21

  • Real Madrid Prepare Summer Bid For Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney

    World Soccer Talk "For the second day in a row, The Daily Telegraph newspaper is reporting another major transfer news story that may have little to no basis in fact. Yesterday, the paper reported that Manchester United were preparing to bid for Juan Mata. As a result, the other British tabloids and media jumped on..." January 21

  • Manchester United fear groin injury will cost Wayne Rooney three more weeks

    Pro Soccer Talk "A Premier League trip to Chelsea and a League Cup visit from Sunderland await Manchester United over the next seven days, but if the Red Devils’ fears are realized, Wayne Rooney will not be available for either match. The United forward, absent since Jan. 1 with a groin injury, may be sidelined..." January 16

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    Sir Alex Stand @SirAlexStand

    Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney are out for Chelsea's game this Sunday. #MUFC

  • Chelsea poised with £30m Rooney approach should United striker fail to agree new contract

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are ready to pounce with a £30million bid for Wayne Rooney if the Manchester United forward’s proposed new contract talks hit the buffers. United will meet Rooney’s representatives this month for initial discussions about a new deal, but serious doubts remain as to whether they can..." January 05

  • Rooney future in balance, admits Moyes as Man United fear star won't agree new deal

    Daily Mail "David Moyes admits there is no guarantee Wayne Rooney will sign a new contract at Old Trafford if Manchester United fail to qualify for the Champions League this season. Rooney, who will miss Saturday's FA Cup third-round tie at home to Swansea with a groin injury, will enter the final year of..." January 03

  • Rooney may miss more games

    The World Game "Manchester United boss David Moyes has revealed that Wayne Rooney is still struggling with a groin injury and may miss further matches. The England striker was a doubt for the Premier League game against Tottenham on Wednesday after missing the 1-0 win at Norwich City on Saturday. Rooney..." January 02

  • Rooney and RvP could return against Spurs

    Manchester Evening News "Wayne Rooney is set to return for United against Tottenham on New Year's Day. Robin van Persie is also close to a comeback and could be involved for the first time since suffering a groin injury earlier in the month. Rooney missed United’s 1-0 win against Norwich last Saturday as David Moyes..." December 30

  • United set to open £50m Rooney talks as Moyes plans January clear-out

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are confident Wayne Rooney is ready to begin discussions on a new four-year contract worth a staggering £50million - as David Moyes prepares to wield the axe in a bid to ignite their Premier League season. United executive chairman Ed Woodward has contacted Rooney's agent Paul..." December 15

  • Manchester United won't let Chelsea's new Wayne Rooney transfer interest push them into contract talks

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are in no rush to open talks with Wayne Rooney about a new contract - despite Chelsea’s renewed interest in him. Rooney has just 18 months left on his current deal and - as we revealed on Wednesday - Jose Mourinho's Londoners are poised to make a fresh bid for him in the..." December 13

  • Chelsea's Wayne Rooney transfer from Manchester United back on radar for next summer

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are on red alert to make a second bid for Wayne Rooney after it emerged the England striker is still waiting for a new Manchester United contract offer. Jose Mourinho’s Blues made the Scouse ace their prime target last summer, only giving up in the final days before the transfer window..." December 12

  • Wayne Rooney ‘rejects Manchester United contract talks’

    Metro "Wayne Rooney has rebuffed Manchester United’s latest attempts to open talks on a contract extension, according to reports. The England star’s current deal is due to expire at the end of next season but the 28-year-old has so far refused to enter dialogue with the club who are hoping to tie him..." December 11

  • Chelsea will offer £35million for Wayne Rooney in fresh January bid

    Metro "Chelsea will test Manchester United’s desire to keep hold of in-form Wayne Rooney with a new £35million bid in January. The Blues had two offers for the England striker rejected in the summer and manager Jose Mourinho appeared to resign himself to the fact that Rooney will remain at Old..." October 28

  • Man Utd's Wayne Rooney £35m target for Chelsea

    Daily Star "Despite Roo’s fine start to the season – with both United and England – the striker’s long-term future at Old Trafford is still unclear. Rooney, just 28, has little more than 18 months left on his United contract – yet, as of now, his advisors insist they have heard nothing about extending his..." October 27

  • Reds risk losing Rooney for cut-price fee with negotiations yet to start over new contract

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are running the risk of Wayne Rooney leaving Old Trafford for a cut-price fee next summer after it was revealed they have yet to make any contact with his representatives. Rooney is in his best form for years and with only 20 months left on his £220000-a-week contract United..." October 20

  • Rooney: midfield role made player want to leave Manchester Utd

    The Guardian "Wayne Rooney has spoken publicly for the first time about his reasons for wanting to leave Manchester United and blamed his disillusionment on Sir Alex Ferguson playing him out of position after the signing of Robin van Persie. Rooney described himself as "happy" and "settled" at Old Trafford..." October 10

  • Rooney: I'm enjoying my football again thanks to David Moyes

    Manchester Evening News "Wayne Rooney has got his mojo back again thanks to David Moyes' arrival at Manchester United. After years of being shunted out of his favoured forward role to accommodate the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin van Persie Rooney seemed certain to be heading out of Old Trafford in the summer..." October 10

  • Rooney leaps to defence of Manchester United manager David Moyes

    The Telegraph "It was a defiant show of unity in the face of adversity and evidence Moyes can inspire the same sort of siege mentality his predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson invoked whenever a crisis needed to be averted. For Rooney this was a timely display of the bond between manager and players that is arguably..." October 07