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Manchester United ace set to depart Old Trafford

Wayne Rooney, Manchester United striker

New Manchester United manager David Moyes is resigned to losing Wayne Rooney this summer.

The Daily Mail are reporting that Moyes had met with the Premier League champion last month, before they went on their separate holidays.

If the talks had gone well, then there would be less need for these make-or-break talks this month, suggesting that the forward is determined to leave Old Trafford this summer.

The England striker grew unhappy with his role at the club last season under Sir Alex Ferguson, after not only playing in the midfield, but surprisingly being dropped for key matches, such as Real Madrid’s visit to Old Trafford in the Champions League.

And it seems that nothing Moyes says will be able to persuade the former Everton forward to stay, with the talks being a case of when Rooney leaves, not if.

The 27-year-old has been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona and PSG, although it’s the Gunners who have reportedly made the first bid for the Englishman.

Rooney is set to go on the club’s pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia next week, although he could depart the tour early if a deal takes place during the trip.

Should Rooney stay at United? If not, where should he move to?

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