Chelsea join Arsenal in the race to land Wayne Rooney - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea are preparing a £20 million bid to land striker Wayne Rooney from Manchester United, according to reports from The Telegraph.
The 27-year-old has been tracked by several top clubs but it is understood that the England international would prefer a move to Stamford Bridge as he is most attracted by the prospect of working with Jose Mourinho.
Rooney is unsettled at the Old Trafford club but United have maintained their stance from the beginning that the striker will not be sold in the summer.
The former Everton star has two years left on his £250,000-a-week contract and therefore it presents an interesting situation for David Moyes to consider a sale, from both sporting and financial point-of-view.
The Gunners have also been strongly linked with the player, with Jack Wilshere openly stated that it would be “amazing” to have Rooney in the side.
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