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Rooney to Chelsea Mirrors van Persie Saga Last Year - originally posted on Soccerlens.com So the news is out. Chelsea have officially bid for 27-year old Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney. And to add spice to the intrigue, recently appointed Chelsea manager José Mourinho has now stated publicly that Rooney is his only transfer target this summer. Interesting, huh? We seem to be heading for another major transfer between two top English Premiership sides which could well end up being acted out like “will he, won’t he?” prelude to the £26m transfer of Arsenal’s prolific Dutch striker Robin van Persie. Somewhat ironic then that it should be the presence of van Persie, now firmly established as Manchester United’s number 1 striker after a blindingly successful first season at Old Trafford, that has unsettled Rooney. Unsettled him to the point where, after scoring 197 times in 400 games for the Old Trafford side over nine seasons, he now yearns to move to pastures new....
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