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Chelsea are still keen on signing Man United striker Wayne Rooney according to the Metro.
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The 28 year old England international has had an excellent season thus far but is still yet to agree a new Man United contract, with his current deal set to run out in 18 months.
Jose Mourinho is looking to bring in a prolific forward to lead his attack as his current striking options, Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto’o and Demba Ba, have failed to deliver this term.
Real Madrid are also preparing a move for Rooney, who they hope to reunite with Cristiano Ronaldo and will look to bring in the Man United man to form part of a mouthwatering three pronged attack with the aforementioned Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
Rooney had a tough summer, during which he was strongly linked with a Man United exit, but after a tricky first month the forward has proved very effective, netting eight goals and providing eight assists in Premier League action alone.
David Moyes will fight off interest in Rooney and Man United are highly unlikely to sanction a sale to a domestic rival.
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