Originally written on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 7/4/13
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Barcelona eyeing swap deal for Rooney amidst Manchester United’s petrifying stance - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester United are set to toughen their handling of the want-away English forward, Wayne Rooney. The Old Trafford outfit remain adamant that Rooney will not be sold this summer and plan to demand a formal transfer request, should the player and his agent try to engineer a move away. The 27-year-old has two years remaining on his lucrative £250,000 per wages contract and manager David Moyes is unwilling to part ways with the maverick star. According to reports from Guardian, it is still unclear whether Rooney has held talks with his manager or not, but United camp are seemingly relaxed about the issue involving the player’s future. The unsettled striker, who has been courted by both the cross-town London rivals, Chelsea and Arsenal, may also demand Moyes to confirm publicly that he has not submitted any formal transfer request, contrary to what was claimed by ...
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