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Fergie: Rooney realised mistake

Sir Alex Ferguson believes Wayne Rooney realised he had made a mistake when he felt the backlash against his plans to leave Manchester United.

Rooney stated last month that he would not sign a new contract with United, after failing to receive assurances over squad-strengthening.

But two days later he agreed a five-year stay, with Ferguson glad the England striker realised he had been hasty in going public over his concerns, which were met by an angry response from many supporters.

Ferguson believes the advice Rooney received was not in the 25-year-old's best interests.

"You don't necessarily have to heed advice after listening to it," Ferguson said.

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sokrates4292d ago

Only a stupid wouldnt realize how stupid it is to leave United for City... wich was the actual club since his wife personal issues. No body wants to play for City for real (just for the money)

zico4292d ago

You've got to laugh at the Man U fans for still­ loving him after all he has said and done for the club lately. he has embarrassing his team mates, Ferguson and the fans. And still they love him?