Fuelling speculations that he has handed a transfer request, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has changed his Twitter credentials to '@NikeUK athlete' from 'Manchester United footballer'.
In a move that will surely irk Manchester United fans, Rooney took an unusual step when he removed the name of 'Manchester United' from his official Twitter account, indicating that he indeed has handed a transfer request.
Late on Wednesday, it emerged that Rooney has informed the club of his desire to leave, for the second time in three years. United have rejected the idea. "Wayne Rooney is not for sale," media reports quoted their United source as saying.
However, it has also been learnt that Rooney is not happy at being asked to play out of position during the latter weeks of the season and, with Robin van Persie impressing in his debut season at United, wondered whether he had a future at United....more
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London: With each trophy Alex Ferguson delivers for Manchester United comes the realisation that he'll have to be replaced one day. But even at the age of 71, and after more than 26 years as manager, Ferguson shows no sign of relinquishing one of the most coveted jobs in world football. Especially not when he's just won his 13th English Premier League title by reclaiming the trophy from neighbours Manchester...
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