With so much uncertainty surrounding Paris Saint-Germain at present, it is hard to distinguish the most realistic transfer rumours from the more outlandish ones.
PSG and Brazil captain Thiago Silva is the latest player to have added his voice to the list of those who believe the Englishman would be an excellent addition to the Ligue 1 outfit, via ESPN FC, but the club’s managerial stalemate means no deal can be launched until a new boss is named.
With current coach Carlo Ancelotti no closer to leaving or staying at the club, any potential move is still some way off.
Reports emerged in France at the start of the month that PSG are prepared to do whatever it takes to land Rooney, per ESPN FC.
After those claims, the chances of him being a member of the defending champions’ squad on the first day of the season in Montpellier in August have now increased.
Here are six reasons why he’d thrive in Paris.