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Wayne Rooney May Have To Be Sold

Manchester City's main rivals may have to sell Wayne Rooney just to balance their books.

Last July's £80million sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid prevented Manchester United posting losses of close to £31m - in a year they won the Premier League and reached the Champions League final, however, they are more than likely going to have to sell another player just to keep their heads above the ever rising mountain of debt.

United have borrowed money like no the club in the Premier League and now they are about to reap their just rewards by selling off their prize assets - Wayne Rooney for example.

A leading sports administrator said...

'United must significantly reschedule their debts otherwise what happened with Ronaldo is bound to happen again. That would mean selling Wayne Rooney.'

What is Rooney worth - £50 - 60 million?

In a world suffering from a shortage of money there are only a handful of clubs out there who could afford this sort of cash. Yes, Manchester City FC.

We wait and see.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 14 2010

Time: 10:43PM

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Surprised if he was worth that much to be honest. More like £35m to me. Then again, who cares, I don't expect shrek to be playing in a sky blue shirt like, EVER. Thankfully!
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14/01/2010 22:48:00

Welcome to Manchester Wayne
It's Grim Oop North
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14/01/2010 22:49:00

I dont want him... overated!
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14/01/2010 22:54:00

i will start the bidding at 10 woodbines and half of a already drunken bottle of grolsch.
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14/01/2010 23:00:00

You'll not get your starting bid I'm afraid BM, be realistic.
It's Grim Oop North
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14/01/2010 23:09:00

hes got to be up thier with ronaldo !! hes still young and one of the best strikers in the world... he would never go to city only barca or madrid,
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14/01/2010 23:28:00

I see your Woodbines and half a Grolsch, and raise you a lump of coal, and a Red Stripe
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14/01/2010 23:28:00

Bloody hope he's sold would mean we'd get 25% of anything over 20 million they got for him. So if he goes for 60 million that's 10 straight into our usually zero transfer budget!
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14/01/2010 23:38:00

How much of that do you think you'll see EM?
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15/01/2010 00:49:00

You guys are obsessed with Man Utd! Obsessed!
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15/01/2010 02:12:00

I know, why are you lot so obsessed?!
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15/01/2010 04:29:00

Buy Potato Head and bench him.
Johnny Baguette
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15/01/2010 05:31:00

Bluemooner and bluewolfie! i'll see your woodbines,grolsch and red stripes and i'll raise you 18 titles,11 fa cups,3 league cups,3 european cups,1 intercontinental cup,1 fifa world club and 17 charity shields!!! 'nuff said :)
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15/01/2010 07:33:00

I bet Adebayor didn't run the lenght of the bus to celebrate in front of 'the gunners" last week!!!
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15/01/2010 07:35:00

Java, or is it Nobby Allcock? More to be said. I'll see your previously more money than the majority of your competitors fuelled response and raise you £700 million in debt, 5 league defeats, one FA Cup third division humiliation and a knackered old tramp of a manager.
Johnny Baguette
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15/01/2010 07:51:00

We're not obsessed with our Neighbours, we're just showing a healthy community spirit, keeping an eye on them in this freezing snap of inclement weather, you know in case any of their geriatrics should slip and break a hip or something. Care in the community, we've got Hearts of Gold.
It's Grim Oop North
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15/01/2010 10:31:00

im sure he'll find work in hollwood,surely a new shrek film cant be far away?
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15/01/2010 13:26:00

Another typical United fan in Java I see. I suggest that you enjoy those trophy wins, most of which were probably before you jumped on the bandwagon and I hope that you have some DVD's of these United victories as you won't be winning any trophies any time soon and the banks will be looking for some repayments soon which will mean no new players for you.
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15/01/2010 15:02:00

kev,they will win the johnstones paint throphy in a few years,nothing wrong with that :D
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15/01/2010 15:27:00

I find Johnstone's paint to be quite watery, and not what I'd expect from so called suppliers to the trade.
It's Grim Oop North
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15/01/2010 16:00:00

am i right in saying rooney is trying to screw the rags for more money than they have ? - SHREKactly
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15/01/2010 19:49:00

java - would you like us to go onto vitalrags and crack jokes about munich ? - saying that no *****er is on there because your just a bunch of morons.
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15/01/2010 19:59:00

Over on Rag Vital, the runaway leader has scored 33 points this month and Java has scored 2, which incidentally were both within this front page article on VMC - It seems that we're much more interesting than they are!
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