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David Moyes' debut as Manchester United manager at Old Trafford ended with a 0-0 draw against Jose Mourinho's Chelsea , giving Mourinho's side a three point lead in the Premier League standings on Monday night
Wayne Rooney started for the defending Premier League champions, pitching the unsettled striker against the club which has been trying to sign him this summer.
Rooney was promoted to the starting XI after being a substitute in United's opening league game - a 4-1 win at Swansea last weekend.
Chelsea made two offers in the offseason for Rooney, who indicated to United toward the end of last season that he wanted to leave. And Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said last week that his club will make a third bid after this match.
United's stance all summer has been that Rooney is not for sale.
The transfer window shuts on Sept. 2.
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Wayne Rooney was cheered by both sides today in the Manchester United 0-0 draw with Chelsea. In fact, the Chelsea fans at Old Trafford even cheered “We’ll see you next week” to Rooney.
Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho has set a 48 hour deadline for Wayne Rooney. He has to decided in two days time to either remain at Old Trafford or move on to Stamford Bridge.
“The person that...
Manchester United 0-0 Chelsea
David Moyes react afters the game:
I thought we played well and was disappointed we didn’t get a goal for it,” Moyes said.
“We lacked a little bit of cutting edge in the final pass or cross tonight. But, it was tough, Chelsea defended well when they had to, and I thought if anyone shaded the best chances it was us.
“We went with three forward...
Wayne Rooney's headline-grabbing presence couldn't inspire Manchester United to victory in David Moyes' first home game in charge as Chelsea ground out a 0-0 draw in the Premier League's first blockbuster match of the season.
Rooney, the subject of two bids from Chelsea this summer, started for the first time this season and was one of the few standout performers...
David Moyes move to Man United over the summer left many fans uneasy. Uneasy in the fact that Moyes is not one of the “big names”…well on Monday the Red Devils fans will get to see how Moyes stacks up against one of those coaching legends when Jose Mourinho, in his return to the BPL, will bring rival Chelsea in to Old Trafford.
The 2 have already taken jabs at one another...
“Wayne Rooney to stay at United”, says Mike Phelan - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWayne Rooney has been the centre of attention during this summer’s transfer window. He has been subject to two bids from Chelsea but according to former coach Mike Phelan, the England forward is ‘staying for now’.
Phelan was assistant manger at United until Sir Alex Ferguson retired...
Chelsea’s desperate plea to Wayne Rooney designed to undermine United interests - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has stated Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has 48 hours to make his intentions clear otherwise Chelsea will end their interest in him – potentially making a bid for Anzhi striker Samuel Eto’o.
Manchester United and Chelsea...
Chelsea still want to sign Wayne Rooney despite their interest in Samuel Eto’o.
A new bid for Rooney around the £40million mark is expected to be lodged after Manchester United and Chelsea clash at Old Trafford tonight.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho refuses to accept United’s insistence that the England striker is not for sale and said: “Now we are quiet we have no contact....
There is growing confidence at the Emirates that the Gunners can hijack Chelsea's bid to sign the Manchester United man.
Rooney has re-emerged as Wenger's top target as he tries to capture at least four players before Monday's deadline.
Wenger tried for Gonzalo Higuain and Luis Suarez and also explored the possibility of signing Real Madrid's Karim Benzema. Angel...
Juan Mata stories are Nonsense says Mourinho - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea manager Jose Mourinho has rubbished claims that Juan Mata, who was left on the bench at Old Trafford, would be sold in the summer.
Mata’s future has been well speculated throughout the summer with English press claiming that Mourinho doesn’t rate the player high enough and could cash in...
Chelsea have agreed a fee to sign Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala, and are in talks with the same club about signing Samuel Eto'o.
Willian's transfer is subject to a work permit hearing which will take place on Wednesday this week and provided it is granted Chelsea will pay a fee reportedly in the region of £30m.
And, according to Sky sources, Chelsea could be on the verge...
Willian could be the ‘Juan’ that ‘Matas’ in Chelsea’s Chase for Rooney - originally posted on Soccerlens.comKey to a Rooney – Mata deal?
Chelsea want to sign Wayne Rooney, but just how far are they prepared to go in order to get him? The Blues’ signing of Willian, by intent or effect, may have created an intriguing possibility that could just open the door to a deal...
Chelsea lining up shock move for Christian Atsu – How many wingers do they need? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Premier League giants Chelsea are lining up shock move for Porto winger Christian Atsu and as per reports from The Mirror; the Blues are set to seal the £3.5 million signing before the transfer window closes down.
Sky Sports sources are also reporting that the...
Chelsea are confident of completing a move to sign Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto’o this week, the Daily Mail has reported, with the former Real Madrid, Barcelona and Inter player to join as part of the deal that brings Willian to Stamford Bridge.
Eto’o will sign an initial one-year contract with Chelsea as part of Willian’s £32m move from Russia...
Newcastle hopeful of resigning Demba Ba - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Recent reports are suggesting Newcastle are interested in resigning their former player Demba Ba.
The Chelsea striker left Newcastle during the January transfer window last season, but has so far failed to make much of an impact for the Europa League winners – scoring just six goals in 22 games.
Manchester United 0, Chelsea 0.
If you aren’t big on football, or what us Yanks call soccer, then you won’t become a soccer (or football) fan from watching this match. Or maybe you will. Perhaps the lack of offense is why you find it to be a “beautiful game” as the famous phrase names it.
Over 93 minutes and no score to be found as the match ended in a scoreless tie.