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FOOTBALL: Rooney gets 48-hour deadline to decide next move

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2013 | 9:07 AM

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has given Wayne Rooney 48 hours to decide if he wants to leave Manchester United and move to Stamford Bridge.

United insist Rooney is not for sale and the player was outstanding as the sides played out a goalless draw in an English Premier League fixture at yesterday.

Mourinho says the 27-year-old striker told someone very important that he wanted to leave United.

Mourinho says he will wait another 48 hours before moving on to other targets.

Rooney was given huge support throughout the match yesterday by United's fans and indeed Chelsea's supporters who want him to switch to Stamford Bridge.


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