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United play hardball with Rooney

Rooney has left his Old Trafford future hanging by a thread after informing United's hierarchy last week that he would not commit himself to a new long-term contract.

But United are in no rush to restart contract talks with the England forward after being stunned by his wage demands. The former Everton player, whose current deal expires in June 2012, is understood to be angling for a pay hike to £200,000 a week.

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donb2770d ago

Nobody knows what will happen. Its hard to believe that he will leave Old Trafford- but very body knows that big stars have left the club before after a conflict with Mr. Ferguson. Stars are created, stars come - and they go: Fergusons stays!

sokrates2770d ago

You are right, but Fergie must be stupid to let rooney go. He has a little down at the moment, but evry one following the club knows what the man means to United when in shape. He can be the difference of a 4-5th place and a victory in the PL

kulka2770d ago

Agree 40 goals speak for itself in form he is one of the best