Originally written on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 7/23/13
Chelsea preparing second bid to sign Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea are reportedly preparing another bid to sign Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney this summer. Manager Jose Mourinho has made no secret of his desire to bring the England international to Stamford Bridge, and could offer £30M to make it happen. Manchester United rejected the Europa League winner’s initial bid, said to be £23M – citing how the 27-year old wasn’t for sale. But the Blues are expected to test United’s resolve with an improved offer, which could see United manager David Moyes sorely tempted to consider. ‘Should (Rooney) sign, it could be a good partnership, but it is the manager’s choice. I like competition and have done from the first time I came here. You have to accept that. If (Rooney) is part of our team, I will welcome him with open arms.’ – Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku. Only days ago Jose Mourinho admitted the capture of Wayne Rooney was the side’...
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