Jose Mourinho 100% Confident of Keeping Wayne Rooney Next Season

Manchester United manager José Mourinho has once again confirmed that he wants to keep striker Wayne Rooney at the club next season.

There have been a lot of transfer rumours surrounding the England international, who has clearly lost his place in the United first team. Consistent poor form coupled with wages of around £ 250,000 per week for a 31-year-old have led to United seriously considering the possibility of letting Rooney leave in the summer. There were even suggestions of the former Everton star being allowed to join a Chinese club towards the end of the Chinese transfer window in February.

After weeks of speculation, Rooney is sticking with Manchester United

It was rumored that the agent of Wayne Rooney, Paul Stretford had recently finished traveling to Asia as he was interested in the offers that were about to be launched for his client, Rooney.

Whether or not this is indeed true or confirmed is not really that important as the English attacker has already shut down the claims and links of him making a move to China.

Wayne Rooney on Manchester United

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has stated that Manchester United has improved dramatically over the last months and believes that they are a team that can challenge for the title next season.

He believes that Chelsea are too far ahead of them this season, but he said that the team could have a great season next year.

José Mourinho Clarifies about Wayne Rooney’s Unhappiness on the Bench

José Mourinho says that Wayne Rooney was merely showing his frustration at not being awarded a penalty in the 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace.

The England international was pictured showing his frustration on the bench. It was thought as a direct reaction for being substituted by the manager. However, it may not be the case after all, as Mourinho says that Rooney has cleared up the air by stating that it was frustration for United not receiving a penalty just before he was substituted. United were drawing the game 1-1, but ended up winning the match 2-1 thanks to a late goal from Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Rooney to fight for his place

Wayne Rooney has stated that he will fight for his place and that he will not listen to the critics.

Indeed the Manchester United and England forward has come under intense criticism during recent weeks as his form has dwindled. To make matters worse, Wayne Rooney was pictured as partying after an England match while he was instructed to go to bed.


John Stones strongly believes that England’s captain, Wayne Rooney remains a key player for England.

The England International will continue to be the captain of the senior men’s team under the interim manager, Gareth Southgate notwithstanding his poor performances this season which has led to him losing his starting spot at club level under Manchester United’s coach, Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho Wants to Never Sell Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney’s future at Manchester United has been speculated a lot in recent weeks owing to the striker being dropped from the first team by manager José Mourinho.

Several rumours indicate that the manager does not see the striker as an integral part of the club anymore. Rooney is only a couple of goals away from equalling the all-time goalscoring record held by Sir Bobby Charlton. He has made more than 500 appearances for the club with 250 goals to his name. Mourinho has claimed that he will not sell the player of this stature.

Former England player believes Wayne Rooney should just retire

Peter Shilton is a retired footballer who during his playing career, he managed to make over 100 appearances for the English national football team and Shilton has recently voiced his thoughts concerning Wayne Rooney and it seems like Shilton is not a fan of seeing the Manchester United player performing at the international stage.

Wayne Rooney is 30 years old and his performances have recently been underwhelming, the Englishman has consistently been critiqued for his contributions as he just isn’t the same player that he was a few years ago.


Paul Pogba is set to displace Wayne Rooney as the highest earning player at Old Trafford.

The France international broke world record when he moved from Juventus to Manchester United for £89 million this week. The player started from the youth team of the club but left as he felt he was not appreciated enough. He was pushing for £65,ooo in weekly wages but will now earn up to £290,ooo pre tax, barring bonus payments.