Would Manchester United rather have a happy Rooney or Ronaldo’s goals? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have been linked with a sensational swap deal which would see Wayne Rooney heading to Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo coming back to Old Trafford.
It’s a deal which has many positives and negatives and will rest on whether David Moyes can ease the fears Rooney has, which forced him to hand in a second transfer request at the back end of last season.
It’s a straight up case between having a happy Wayne Rooney or the more prolific strike rate of Ronaldo with merits in United looking to focus on each player.
Rooney seems ready to do a u-turn on his apparent desire to leave the club if his concerns over playing position are addressed.
Rooney wants to lead the United attack alongside Robin van Persie rather than be used as more of a midfield player.
There is definite merit in using him in that role, because he has the sheer drive and determination needed to pus...