The revelation comes in Spanish journalist Diego Torres' latest book Prepare to Lose: the Mourinho Era
The Sky pundit claims Rooney needs to sign a new contract and ensure his name is mentioned in the same breath as Sir Bobby Charlton, George Best, Ryan Giggs and Eric Cantona
The England striker scored twice in the Champions League this week
The striker scored twice in the Champions League victory over Bayer Leverkusen
Al Kazeem is set to ensure there is a credible British challenge in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on 6 October after connections, unfazed by an impressive set of trials at the Paris course over the weekend, today decided to travel to France rather than wait for the Champion Stakes at Ascot 13 days later.
Suggestion that a second bid will be held-back due to Rio Ferdinand's testimonial on August 9
United have failed with two bids for the Barcelona midfielder
The player at the centre of it is not the raging scimitar who arrived at United
The former Everton manager addresses the media for the first time since replacing Sir Alex Ferguson
Wayne Rooney and David Moyes will shake hands at Manchester United's Carrington training ground tomorrow as the as the new Manchester United manager begins in earnest his attempts to persuade the 27-year-old that his future lies with the club.
Lampard is just four games away from reaching the century
The former England captain is to retire from playing
“The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about and one that I have not taken lightly. It is the right time.
That soaring sense that you are witnessing unique powers
He is a wonder of competitive force and working intelligence
City's battle to retain their crown has been poor