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HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014

Football

Rooney 'not for sale' at Man Utd, says Moyes
AFP
Manchester, United Kingdom, July 05, 2013
First Published: 20:55 IST(5/7/2013)
Last Updated: 01:51 IST(7/7/2013)

David Moyes used his first news conference as Manchester United manager on Friday to declare that striker Wayne Rooney was "not for sale".

Rooney's future has been clouded by uncertainty ever since Moyes' predecessor, Alex Ferguson, said in May that the England striker had asked to leave the club.

But Moyes, who launched Rooney's professional career at Everton, said the 27-year-old still has an important role to play at Old Trafford.

"Wayne Rooney is not for sale," Moyes said. "He's a Manchester United player and will remain a Manchester United player. I'm looking forward to working with him."


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