Chelsea to Launch Fresh Bid for Man United Striker Wayne Rooney

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Stamford Bridge side ready to re-ignite interest in Old Trafford star.

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Chelsea are readying a second bid for Man United striker Wayne Rooney after it emerged that the Old Trafford striker was still locked in contract talks with the Premier League title holders according to the Daily Mirror.

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The 28 year old has 18 months to run on his current deal and Jose Mourinho will look to lure the Man United star to Stamford Bridge next summer at which point he could feel that the forward’s future at the club would be very vulnerable indeed.

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Mourinho is not happy with the goal-scoring return of his current trio of striking options with Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto’o and Demba Ba all struggling for form and any interest in Rooney may well lead many to believe that loaned out forward Romelu Lukaku is likely to secure a permanent exit from the West London club.

Rooney has been in fine form this season, scoring ten and providing ten assists in his 20 appearances in all competitions and if by next summer his Man United side have not even secured a top four finish then his future at the club would certainly be shaky to say the least.

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