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Mancini - No Rooney talks

20 Oct 2010 11:30:17

Mancini - No Rooney talks

Manchester City have had no contact with Wayne Rooney, according to manager Roberto Mancini.Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed yesterday the England striker would not sign a new contract at Old Trafford and many see Eastlands as the most likely destination.Asked if there had been contact between City and the player, Mancini said: "No. Never."Mancini echoed the comments of Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, who said last night he expected the player to stay where he is."Rooney is a great player but I think he'll stay at United," said Mancini. "He's a good player, he's an important player for United."Pressed on whether he would be keen to sign the striker, Mancini added: "He is a United player. It's not correct to speak about that situation. I have respect for him, for Ferguson, for United. I want to speak only about my players."


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