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Chelsea believe it is a only matter of time before Wayne Rooney is their player.
But the Blues are resigned to not landing Rooney in time for him to return to Old Trafford in a Blues shirt on August 26.
The Stamford Bridge club will table a second bid of £24million this week and feel they can get their man for around the £30m mark – despite Manchester United’s insistence the England man is not for sale.
Jose Mourinho has made Rooney his prime target, with the Chelsea board confident the Scouse ace will not wear a United shirt again.
If the Reds are successful in their ongoing quest to land Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona, Chelsea expect United will be able to ‘sell’ his arrival as an ‘upgrade’ to justify the departure of Rooney to SW6.
But United boss David Moyes will not want his first home game as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor to be overshadowed by Rooney’s return to Manchester.
And while Chelsea feel the champions have no option but to sell before the transfer window shuts on ...
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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.
This Manchester United article comes from Sports Bank guest contributor Robbie Dunne
Wayne Rooney has known only one club in his adult life. He has only known one set of fans and one club manager. He arrived in Manchester as a fresh-faced youngster with the world at his feet and the expectations of a footballing nation on his shoulders, a kid from a working class family in Liverpool...
Chelsea last week failed with a £20m bid for the unsettled striker, who faces a race against time to be fit for the start of the new season.
Rooney was sent home from Manchester United’s pre-season tour of Asia and Australia with the injury - which the club said would sideline him for up to a month.
But despite his fitness concerns, Rooney travelled down to the London area over...
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has ruled out making a move for unsettled Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.
Rooney's future at United has been the subject of widespread speculation this summer with the England international left feeling "angry and confused" by his treatment by United.
Chelsea are thought to be leading the race to sign Rooney with the...
Romelu Lukaku would welcome the competition provided by Wayne Rooney if Chelsea can persuade Manchester United to sell them the England star.
After impressing on loan at West Brom last term, Belgium forward Lukaku has scored in each game of Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia, during which Jose Mourinho's bid to land Rooney has been made public.
Lukaku said: "You know...
Manchester United manager David Moyes has confirmed once more that Wayne Rooney is not for sale - and said the striker is on track to make his comeback in Sweden next month.
United have already turned down one bid from Chelsea for Rooney, although it is expected Jose Mourinho will be back with another long before the transfer window closes.
Rooney did not do much to dampen down...
José Mourinho has been impressed by Romelu Lukaku over the early weeks of his second stint in charge of Chelsea and has suggested he would be happy to start the young Belgium striker in the first team when the Premier League campaign begins next month.
Lukaku, who spent last season on loan at West Bromwich Albion, scoring 17 goals, followed up his match-winning penalty in last...
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