Rooney has agreed a new contract which will keep him at Manchester
United until the end of 2019.
The deal, worth a club record £300,000 per week, will make the striker the
best-paid player in English football history. It will be confirmed by the
club this afternoon.
Rooney agitated for a move away from Old Trafford last summer when Chelsea
were interested in signing him, but as Telegraph Sport revealed
on January 25 Rooney has decided to commit his future to United.
Rooney has been United’s best player in a disappointing season under David
Moyes, but will be 34 at the expiration of his new contract.
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