Manchester United defender and captain Nemanja Vidic has told unsettled striker Wayne Rooney that there is no need to leave Old trafford.
Rooney has been a central figure in one of the top transfer sagas this summer, with Chelsea reportedly having two bids rejected and preparing a third before the end of the current transfer window.
Nevertheless, Manchester United boss David Moyes sees an influential image of Rooney at Chelsea and he is unwilling to allow the England international depart, with Old Trafford officials reportedly determined to hold on to Rooney as a matter of principle.
Vidic wants Rooney to stay and he believes it will be a mistake to leave “the world’s biggest club” for their Premier League rivals.
“I believe Man United is the biggest club in the world and I think there's no point to go anywhere,” he is quoted as saying by ESPN.
“There's so much speculation, so much talk about whether he'll leave or stay. He's at the best club in the world."
“I have to say the last four years I was in that position as well. People were talking about me leaving the club."
“I'm still here and I'm enjoying playing for this club. Nothing has changed.”
Perhaps, the 27-year-old striker only wants to play regularly so as to feature in the 2014 World Cup, as he has fallen behind Robin van Persie in the forwards pecking order since the Dutchman’s £24million arrival from Arsenal last summer.
Moyes made a statement during pre-season effectively saying Rooney was back up for Van Perise, so he might only remain at the bench if he doesn't leave Old Trafford this summer.
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