Agence France-PresseMarch 8, 2013 06:45
Wayne Rooney is staying at Manchester United, manager Alex Ferguson said Friday, scoffing at reports the striker was on his way out of Old Trafford.
The question of Rooney's future came up again when he was left out of United's starting lineup for the Champions League match against Real Madrid on Tuesday which was seen as an indication that his days were numbered at Manchester.
But Ferguson, speaking ahead of Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final with Chelsea, denied that was the case.
"He will be here next year, you have my word on that," he said.