Wayne Rooney’s bumper deal is a sign of desperation at Man United

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FIVE things Man United should’ve bought with Rooney’s £300k

User Avatar Date: 27th February 2014 at 7:30pm
Written by Oscar Pye-Jeary

Wayne Rooney has signed a new contract with Manchester United worth a reported £300,000 a week. The club is happy, the great freckled one is happy, the Stretford End and everyone involved at Paul Stretford’s End are happy, even the jaded, snarking curmudgeons are happy, such are many plentiful examples the situation provides for their life force enhancing belief that modern football is at the root of everything rotten and evil on this ghastly forsaken burning rock of nothingness we fool ourselves into thinking a home. Everyone is happy. And yet somehow the sneaking suspicion that we’ve all been had lingers like the bad aftertaste of a Casillero del Diablo. So, in another life, what else could United have spent 300k a week and 14m a year on instead of Wayne Rooney's inevitable second hair transplant? 1. Pay two people £150k a week to play in midfield It may have escaped those without the finely tuned ... Read More

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