Wayne Rooney told to wait on new Manchester United deal

06 May 2010 11:10
Manchester United will not open contract talks with player-of-the-season Wayne Rooney until after the World Cup.

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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Source: Daily_Mail