Wayne Rooney RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wayne Rooney targets mid-April return after it emerges he played through pain barrier for Van Gaal

    The Telegraph "Wayne Rooney is likely to have less than a month to prove his fitness to Roy Hodgson with the England captain targeting Manchester United’s game against Aston Villa a fortnight on Saturday as his comeback from injury. The United striker has been out of action since damaging ligaments in his..." March 29

  • Rooney must NOT start at Euro 2016 for England... Kane, Vardy and Dele Alli should all be selected before him

    Daily Mail "Saturday night showed us why Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy should start before Wayne Rooney at Euro 2016. Would the 30-year-old have produced the turn that got England back into the game against Germany? Or the flick that beat the world's greatest goalkeeper in Manuel Neuer? Ten years ago, when..." March 27

  • Wayne Rooney: I will be fully fit to lead England at Euro 2016

    The Telegraph "Wayne Rooney has allayed fears over his recovery from a knee injury and insists he will be fully fit to lead England’s bid to succeed at the finals of Euro 2016. Rooney has not played for Manchester United since the middle of February after sustaining knee ligament damage in a 2-1 defeat at..." March 15

  • Incoming Man City boss Pep Guardiola 'could move next door to Wayne Rooney'

    Daily Mirror "Pep Guardiola is preparing for his move to Manchester City by having his representatives look for somewhere for him to live - and it could land him within yards of Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney. The current Bayern Munich boss will succeed Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad in the summer..." February 28

  • Wayne Rooney out for two months with knee injury in huge blow to Manchester United's top four hopes

    The Telegraph "Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney could be missing for up to two months with a knee ligament injury in another massive blow to manager Louis van Gaal. Rooney has scored seven goals in his last nine appearances for United, form which has kept United in the hunt for Champions League..." February 17

  • Wayne Rooney misses Man United trip to FC Midtjylland in Europa League

    ESPN FC "Wayne Rooney will miss Manchester United's match against FC Midtjylland in the Europa League on Thursday. Rooney did not board the flight to Herning, having not been named in the 18-man travelling squad for the first leg of the round-of-32 tie. The club did not explain the forward's absence..." February 17

  • Manchester United's Wayne Rooney a transfer target for Chinese clubs too says Sven Goran Eriksson

    Daily Mirror "Sven Goran Eriksson claims Wayne Rooney is the next big-money target for China’s football revolution. Mirror Sport understands Manchester United and England captain Rooney will be offered a staggering £500,000 A WEEK to move to the Far East. And Chinese football bosses are growing..." February 12

  • Wayne Rooney will miss West Ham and Wolfsburg with 'nasty ankle injury', confirms Louis van Gaal

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney will have to wait for his 500th appearance for Manchester United after he was ruled out of Saturday's game with West Ham and the vital Champions League clash in Wolfsburg with an ankle injury. The United captain suffered the injury in last weekend's draw at Leicester and had to..." December 04

  • Manchester United's Wayne Rooney 'doesn't look in great shape' - Keane

    ESPN FC "Roy Keane has launched a scathing attack on Wayne Rooney, declaring that the Manchester United captain is not in the right physical or mental shape. Rooney said United needed to be more ruthless after their 0-0 Champions League draw with PSV Eindhoven -- but former skipper Keane said the..." November 26

  • Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney wanted to become the face of Chinese football - report

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United star Wayne Rooney is wanted as the face of a revamped Chinese Super League. The England skipper, 30, has reportedly been the subject of an approach, despite still having three years left on his deal at Old Trafford, reports the Sun. But fresh from a new £830million TV deal,..." November 24

  • Chelsea made favourites to seal transfer of Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney

    Metro "The Blues are believed to be in the market for a new striker and Sky Bet are offering odds of 7/1 that Rooney could join them. Rooney has endured a miserable season and has only netted twice in the Premier League. But that hasn’t stopped Sky Bet linking him to a host of Europe’s top..." November 13

  • Why Man United's Wayne Rooney should finish his career in MLS

    ESPN FC "The last two seasons have dealt a heavy blow to the long-held fallacy that, in his advancing years, Wayne Rooney would simply slip back into a deeper role and engage a part of his football brain that had been dormant across two decades. His first touch has not softened with age, the proverbial..." November 03

  • Adidas Is Reportedly Set to Offer Wayne Rooney a Massive Contract

    Complex "First they signed his team and now adidas is setting its sights on Wayne Rooney. In July 2014, adidas secured the sponsorship rights to Manchester United away from Nike ending the team's 13 year partnership with the Swoosh. And now, according to a story from The Telegraph, adidas is gearing up..." November 02

  • Laser shone at Wayne Rooney being investigated

    Pro Soccer Talk "Wayne Rooney missed his penalty kick as Manchester United crashed out of the League Cup to second-tier Middlesbrough at Old Trafford on Wednesday, but United’s skipper and talisman may have a good reason for missing his PK. On Thursday the English FA confirmed they have launched an..." October 29

  • Manchester United hand Rooney testimonial after 12 years at Old Trafford... and wants to face old club Everton

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney has been handed a testimonial by Manchester United in recognition of 12 years at Old Trafford and wants the game to be against his old club Everton. The United captain has announced that every penny of the millions of pounds he hopes to raise by playing a game next August will be..." October 27

  • England captain Wayne Rooney set to miss Euro 2016 qualifier with Estonia due to ankle problem

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney looks set to miss England's Euro 2016 qualifier with Estonia - but will still get his pre-match presentation. England captain Rooney sat out training again at St George's Park this morning because of an ankle knock suffered at Arsenal on Sunday. It is unlikely Rooney will be..." October 07

  • Ronaldo: The reason I want to play with Wayne Rooney, amid £92m interest

    The Express "Ronaldo quit United in 2009 for Real Madrid in a then world record £80million transfer. The Portugal superstar, who scored 118 goals for United, has gone on to break records in Spain. Meanwhile, Rooney has become United's third all-time leading goalscorer, netting 235 times. It has been..." September 30

  • Wayne Rooney says he NEVER handed in a transfer request at Manchester United

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney has denied ever handing in a transfer request at Manchester United. The 29-year-old wanted to leave Old Trafford in 2010 and 2013 but says he never made his desire to depart official. Five years ago he claimed he wouldn't sign a new contract because he had doubts about United's..." September 29

  • Wayne Rooney must rediscover his touch for Man United – or risk being dropped by Louis van Gaal

    Daily Mirror "Lost amid the avalanche of praise for Anthony Martial's stunning start to his Manchester United career was the legitimate inquest into the ongoing struggles of Wayne Rooney. While Martial continues to flourish, with three goals in two Premier League appearances since his £36million deadline day..." September 21

  • Wayne Rooney ruled out of Manchester United's clash at PSV

    Sky Sports "Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney will have to sit out Tuesday night's Champions League game at PSV Eindhoven. The England forward missed Saturday's 3-1 Premier League win over Liverpool at Old Trafford after sustaining a hamstring injury in training and will not be rushed back for..." September 14

  • Wayne Rooney says Sir Alex Ferguson is the all-time greatest but admits pair had their differences

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney believes that Sir Alex Ferguson is the greatest manager of all time, but the striker admits he didn't always get along with the former Manchester United boss. Rooney is hoping to become England's all-time record goalscorer on Tuesday when the Three Lions take on Switzerland at..." September 08

  • MLS franchise LAFC "obsessed" with Cristiano Ronaldo signing - and want to pair him with Wayne Rooney

    Daily Mirror "LAFC are "obsessed" with signing Cristiano Ronaldo when they come into being in 2018, and will look to pair him with former teammate Wayne Rooney. The new Major League Soccer franchise is to replace the now-defunct Chivas USA and is backed by 22 wealthy individuals including Basketball legend..." August 12

  • 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

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