WAYNE ROONEY DETERMINED TO REMAIN AT UNITED
Wayne Rooney has pledged his continued determination to stay on at Manchester until the expiration of his contract by the summer of 2019.
This is despite losing his place in the pecking order at Manchester United
Rooney, currently 31 years old, believes that there is still a lot of football left for him to play and life at Old Trafford is one that he enjoys at the moment.
On the international scene, Rooney is planning to retire after the Russia 2018 World Cup if England are lucky enough to qualify. After that, the captain of the English national side still believes he can give one more year to Manchester United before he retires from active football.
Rooney, who has recently been linked with a move to Everton had said in the summer that he would not mind signing an extension that would see him stay at United beyond 2019.
Rooney remained level headed despite dropping from the starting XI of United. This act paid off as he once again started for Manchester United in the game against Swansea where they came off with a 3-1 win. Before this, Rooney's last Premier League game had been on September 18th against Watford where they lost 3-1
Rooney has also stated his non-interest in moving anytime soon to the Major League Soccer, or signing a lucrative deal in China as he still believes that he is capable of fighting his way back into the starting XI for a Manchester United under Jose Mourinho.
The English man has scored a total of 247 goals for Manchester United, just three goals short of the record set by Sir Bobby Charlton for the team. Rooney however believes that he could break the record and become the first player to reach the 250-goal mark for United.