Rooney has two years left on his Old Trafford deal but is keen to discuss a £120,000-a-week extension.
However, United chief executive David Gill has indicated privately the 24-year-old will have to wait until he returns from South Africa with England.
On hold: Wayne Rooney must wait until after the World Cup to discuss a lucrative extension on his current Manchester United deal
Even though Real Madrid have already declared a firm interest in Rooney, United are so sure he will not have his head turned that they have told his representatives to wait until late July for talks.
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