Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 7/17/13
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Jose Mourinho insisted the future of Wayne Rooney is a decision for Manchester United as the tussle for the striker's services began in earnest. Rooney is at the center of a row between Chelsea and United over a bid made on Tuesday for the player which was rejected by the Premier League champions. Mourinho was low-key when commenting on the offer in Bangkok on Wednesday, despite United provoking the Blues' ire. Chelsea confirmed they want to buy Rooney, who is in dispute with United over comments made by manager David Moyes when he spoke to journalists in Bangkok last week. However, they are furious at suggestions David Luiz or Juan Mata had been offered as makeweights in the deal. Speaking in Bangkok following the first match of his second spell in charge - a 1-0 win over Singha All-Stars - Mourinho declined the opportunity to fuel the argument. "I think that this situation is clear - nothing is a secret anymore," he said. "The official bid is just about a certain amount of mon...
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