Manchester United have rejected an undisclosed opening bid from Chelsea for unsettled striker Wayne Rooney, according to reports on Wednesday.
It is believed the Blues offered £10million, plus either Juan Mata or David Luiz for the 27-year-old.
However, it is understood that the bid has been rejected out of hand by the Premier League champions.
The England forward is apparently "angry and confused" about his status at United after recent comments made by new manager David Moyes and chief executive Ed Woodward.
And, after Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho spoke last week about how much he admired Rooney as a player, the London club have now placed a firm bid for the 27-year-old.
However, since taking over at Old Trafford, Moyes has stressed that Rooney is not for sale, and the bid has been swiftly declined.
Rooney is currently being treated for a hamstring injury at United's training ground, having had to fly home from the club's pre-season tour.
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