With all the speculation surrounding the future of England ace Wayne Rooney continuing, I believe selling the star would be an outrageous move from Manchester United.
I am going to give my views on why Rooney has to remain a United player.
David Moyes has stood firm over his position on the future of his key man. Although Robin van Persie may be claiming all the plaudits for United's recent success, I personally feel Rooney still has a huge part to play at United for Moyes to be successful.
I suppose nobody is irreplaceable but, on the other hand, losing Wayne Rooney to any club would be disastrous, never mind a bitter rival like Chelsea. Moyes is obviously keen on keeping hold of his former Everton prodigy and has made it clear any further bid from the Blues would be rejected, but keeping an unsettled player surely isn't best for the dressing room, right?.
Personally I feel all Rooney needs is an arm round his shoulder and to be given sufficient game time alongside Van Persie, proving he is not just a makeshift midfielder, just in case their Dutchman picks up a knock.
Moyes is a modest man and a proud manager but he needs to come to terms with the Rooney situation and resolve it fast, otherwise you've got a unhappy forward, that wants to join a bitter rival, never good.
Given Rooney's quality he needs to be played week-in week-out, and he needs to be made to feel important within the United squad, not just a bit part player in the wake of Van Persie.
Personally I feel Wayne is one of a kind, I mean it's not everyday you discover a player of Rooney's calibre is it? he's got absolutely everything, offensive qualities as well as defensive attributes surely put him up there with the worlds most versatile players.
Rooney is world-class, and you can't keep a world class player content, sitting on the bench.
Moyes needs to give Rooney the game time he deserves and needs to respect the quality the Englishman possesses.
Wayne Rooney has been a household name in world football for several years now, and with the dynamic forward at the age of 27, he's reached his prime - now whether or not United take advantage of his golden years or not is up to Moyes, and I know which is the correct choice.
Rooney completely turned the game on its head when he was introduced against Swansea. Despite United's dominance of the score-line, the actually game-play was leaning in the Swans favour.
But, Rooney got hold of the ball and got his side passing fluently, he assisted both further goals from Welbeck and Van Persie, proving he can provide the service a world class striker like Van Persie needs, I mean, no disrespect to the United players, but none compare to Rooney when it come to feeding the forwards what they need, Rooney has it all In his locker and with the 20+ goals he'll also add to your squad, Moyes would be a fool to leave him out, let alone allow him to leave.
United have tried and failed to play a different man in Rooney' No.10 role, I mean Cleverley has potential, but he can't play the role Rooney does, and he doesn't impose a threat like Rooney does. Given the chance by Moyes, he could win the Scot the Premier League.
That's just how priceless Rooney is.
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