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Rooney declines Chinese interest and remains at Manchester United

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Rooney declines Chinese interest and remains at Manchester United

Wayne Rooney has Thursday in a statement shown at Manchester United. The Englishman was in the interest of several clubs from China.

“Despite the interest of several clubs, for which I am grateful, I want the speculation to end by saying that I was at Manchester United continue,” writes Rooney in a statement on the website of Manchester United.

“I hope that I will play an important role in the struggle of the team to take on four fronts to have success. It is an exciting time for the club and I want to be part of.”

The agent of the 31-year-old attacker was in China to negotiate with several English clubs, reported British media. Because the transfer market in China up to 28 February open, he still had this month of a transfer may make for the lucrative Chinese Super League.

Rooney is currently not a first choice under coach Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.

Last month reached Rooney a special milestone at United, the club for which he is Everton in 2004 exchanged. With his 250e hit on behalf of the ‘Red Devils’ did he, Sir Bobby Charlton finished as top scorer of all times of the club.

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