With Wayne Rooney now handing in an official transfer request, David Moyes has already been handed a huge challenge just days after being announced as the new Manchester United manager: what to do with Wayne Rooney. Moyes is Rooney’s only previous manager, when the teenager came through the Everton academy. But it appears that the striker has no interest in hearing about his new boss’ plans, and is ready to leave Old Trafford.
The exiting Everton manager may try to persuade Rooney to stay, but will need to start preparing a list of replacements for the forward in case it’s all too late. Here are 5 possible signings that could take Rooney’s place in a Manchester United shirt.