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Twitter Responds to Wayne Rooney's Reported New Manchester United Contract
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The BBC reported on Friday that Manchester United playmaker Wayne Rooney was on the verge of putting pen to paper on a long-awaited five-and-a-half-year deal to stay at Manchester United. 

Rooney has always been a lightning rod of sorts at United. While his performances on the pitch have ranged from mercurial to brilliant, he's also been the subject of rumoured transfer requests, and the reported £300,000 per week salary is enough to make Scrooge McDuck squirm. 

Naturally, the footballing universe is divided, but it seems to be leaning toward scoffing at the insanely high salary.

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