Wayne Rooney’s performance has failed to impress his boss Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. Ever since joining the club back in 2004, Rooney showcase some of his best performances at Manchester United.
On the personal front, he shared a joyous moment when he scored a goal on a free kick, reaching the 250th United goal milestone and breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s club record.
Wayne Rooney Move to China
However, owing to his less than ideal season at Manchester, he is rumored to be moving to China. The move is mainly enticed by involvement of big transfer money.
Wayne Rooney Statement on moving to Chinese Super League
Here is what Rooney had to say about his move to the Chinese Super League.
“Despite the interest which has been shown from other clubs, for which I’m grateful, I want to end recent speculation & say that I am staying at Man United. I hope I’ll play a full part in helping the team in its fight for success on four fronts. It’s an exciting time at the club, and I want to remain a part of it.”
This statement clearly shows Rooney discerning any rumors about him going to China and participating in the Chinese Super League. He also seems to be content with his position in the club at this time. However, only time will tell if Rooney wants to stay or move to other clubs which will become eligible to sign him in the summers.
Jose Mourinho Refuses Guaranteed Place for Wayne Rooney
This revelation by Jose Mourinho came as a surprise when he openly expressed his reservations about Wayne Rooney’s place in Manchester United. Jose Mourinho Manchester United Boss is also right as he has to keep the team’s interest above all other considerations.
When asked about Wayne Rooney’s place in Manchester United, Mourinho said.
“You have to ask him. I can’t guarantee that. How can I guarantee he will be here next season? If one day he leaves the club, it’s not because I want him to go. I would never push or try to push a legend out of this club to another destiny. So you have to ask him if he sees himself staying at the club for the rest of his career or if he sees himself moving. I don’t want him to leave.”
Rooney has not been with the team since United’s 4-0 win, so it will take time before the fans start seeing him with the club.