Everton boss David Moyes tells of how Wayne Rooney phoned him to say sorry

20 February 2010 10:00
Wayne Rooney and David Moyes[LNB]DAVID Moyes today revealed how Wayne Rooney brought an end to their long-running feud by phoning to apologise for slating him in his book.[LNB]The Toffees' boss insisted that Rooney's growing maturity means he can become the best player in the world, and admitted that Everton were not ready to keep the Croxteth-born star when he burst onto the scene.[LNB]Moyes spoke out about the pair's reconciliation, as he prepared his side to take on Rooney and his Manchester United team-mates in today's Premier League clash at Goodison.[LNB] Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Macromedia's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.He said: 'I think he's matured as a person and a player, and because of that he's got more strings to his bow than he had when he was here.[LNB]'He had the potential to be a good player when he was here, he's now turned into that good player and because of that he is getting better and better.[LNB]'Everyone has felt he had the chance to be that player who would challenge the top players in the world.[LNB]'He could be one of the best in the world. I don't think that's the situation just now, but I think he's very close, because he's beginning to show a maturity to his game, as a player and a person.'

Source: Liverpool_Echo