Wayne Rooney Transfer News and Rumours: Latest Updates for Sep 2 Deadline Day

Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorSeptember 1, 2013

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 26:  Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on August 26, 2013 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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The transfer window slams shut at 11 p.m. BST on Monday, and Wayne Rooney is still a Manchester United player.

A rumour-filled summer has seen Rooney's future at Old Trafford in some doubt with the England striker 
linked to ChelseaArsenal and clubs in other leagues such as Real Madrid, PSG and Monaco at various points this summer.

Rooney will be sidelined for the immediate future after an accidental collision saw him go to hospital with a forehead laceration according to The Mirror, forcing him out of Sunday’s clash with Liverpool. United lost that match 1-0.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday that his pursuit of Rooney was over, Sky Sports reported

But heading into the final two years of the five-year contract he signed in 2010, Rooney’s long-term commitment to stay at Old Trafford remains unclear.

Will he still be a Manchester United player on Tuesday morning? It looks likely but you never know in football.


The transfer window slams shut at 11 p.m. BST on Monday,