Players, fans, and boss all behind Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney

Michael Carrick insists Rooney remains a huge part of the team and there is no issue with the Manchester United number 10. Do all the fans agree?

Wayne Rooney's future has been clouded in doubt since the end of last season, when Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the ex Everton striker had handed in a transfer request.

The club's fourth top goal-scorer of all time through his agent Paul Stretford have always denied this.

Mind-games guru Mourinho, went public with his intentions to secure the Red Devils striker. Having witnessed two bids to land the England international frontman dismissed, by new Manchester United gaffer David Moyes.

Moyes set his stall out in early, in his day one- inaugural press conference. Wayne Rooney is not for sale. Those are words he has stuck to.

Despite Rooney's 'alleged' intention to secure a move to London, Stamford Bridge, the 27-year-old has been well received throughout both his 30 minute appearance in South Wales against Swansea and in the 0-0 draw against his suitors Chelsea at the Theatre of Dreams.

Rooney has now taken to social media site Facebook, to explain his feelings, and share some pictures from Monday evenings game, "It was an unbelievable reaction from the fans, so I thank you. I really appreciate your support. It means a lot."

Rooney has scored 197 times for Manchester United since joining the club in 2004.

So what if he was upset at being not played in the Champions League last 16 match against Real Madrid last campaign?

Is that not the type of player fans want at the football club, to be fighting to play.... for Manchester United!

United have few options in the transfer market as the days are tick-tocking-away, and they do not want to lose a potential world class player, with zero new signings, in attacking options on the horizon, of credibility - or reliability?

Through gritted teeth of not, United fans are a shrewd bunch, and their decision to back Rooney to the hilt on Monday night appears to have been well received, and should bring this long-running transfer saga to a close.


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