UK time is: 17:04:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Would Rooney Join Manchester City Debate

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson confirmed earlier today that Wayne Rooney, his only prize asset left at Old Trafford wants to leave.

The why's and wherefores regarding the 24-year-old striker refusing to sign a contract extension can be debated another day, but with only a handful of clubs worldwide able to afford an estimated £50million transfer and wage deal who realistically could afford such an extravagance?

Manchester City
Chelsea
Real Madrid
Barcelona
Bayern Munich

The debate via our forums is certainly beginning to take shape, but on this occasion I would be interested to hear your thoughts via the comments section directly below this article.

Our front page poll currently asks...

Shrek in a Blue shirt?

To vote, use the poll question to the right hand side of this article.

Watch the CNN video clip and then...let the debate begin.

Related links

Face It, Rags. Ferguson Has Stayed On Too Long

City Heading For Full Strength Against The Rags










Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 19 2010

Time: 8:12PM

Your Comments

Sorry guys but Wayneee Rooney wont be joining you and your beloved over'paid team :) Him and his wife have stated that they would like to move to Spain/Italy. Thats if he was to move teams! From what I can see you guys dont wont him anyways, so everyone a winner. Oh City will finsh higher then Utd this season, =]
Blitz
£50 million for someone who hasn't scored from open play since 30th March - enuff said!
merlin
No one will pay £50 million for Rooney because a). he'd be available for next to nothing a window after next and b). he is openly unhappy at the club, giving the rags very little leverage in negotiations. 20-30 mil at most I reckon. Jamie Redknapp on Sky reckons personal terms already agreed. I hope not - no doubt a brilliant player in form but not one I long to see in a City shirt. Would prefer Dzeko still.
StuMCFC
I herd he wonts to move to Spain cause the P........ are cheaper muhahaa lol 50million, wow you can buy me for £300 a week and are do overtime training :)
Blitz
£5m to buy his contract out now- or FREE if you wait for it to expire. He is the only asset United has got, and he is leaving for next to nothing! Loving it.
eighthsin
I can (slightly) understand Tevez not fully understanding his actions when joining you guys (tho I think the penny fully dropped when THAT image went up LMFAO!) BUT Rooney ? We all know he's not got smarts but please. 1st he leaves Everton to go to erm near MANCHESTER ! He can't seriously move to Manchester (finally !) could he ? Really ??? A much better deal/prospect surely (no offence) is with Real, not only would he be united with Ronaldo but he will have the opportunity to work with the Special 1, not to mention the abundance of the other Super Stars ! Utd have apparently been offered Lassana Diarra, Benzema + £20M. Not only do they get a like for like replacement (& long term target) but a battling DMF they SO desperately require + a cool £20M ! Then again we all thought Barry was destined for Liverpool & look how that turned out !
True Spurs Supporter
I'm sure C'leen wouldn't care where he played as long as she got payed enough for it! But can't see Rooney wanting to play as a defensive midfielder,,,
The Horses Mouth
A year ago this would have been a dream signing, but now? Honestly, where would we play him? He clearly didn't work with Tevez too often and I don't want to ruffle El Capitans' feathers further. No thanks Wayne, rekindle your career at Chelski mate. Dzeko by far a better bet
GaryCooksNapkin
All together now: "U.N.I.T.E.D, Feeder Club for Man City, with a nick Knack, Paddy whack give your Dog a Bone, Rooney's agent on the Phone!" copyright tevezisablue, bluemoon
Johnny Baguette
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Pellegrini Had No Crystal Palace Doubts (Saturday December 20 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Crystal Palace (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: City v Crystal Palace (Friday December 19 2014)

Pellegrini Confident Milner Will Stay (Friday December 19 2014)

City v Crystal Palace - How Will It Go? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Sagna Will Fill In If Needed (Thursday December 18 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 16 12 3 1 +23 39
2. Man City 17 12 3 2 +22 39
3. Man Utd 17 9 5 3 +12 32
4. West Ham 17 9 4 4 +10 31
5. Southampton 17 9 2 6 +15 29
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 +9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27

Breaking League News

Lennon....Lucas - Easy Mistake To Make!
» Spurs : 22/12/2014 16:51:00
Diarra And Lennon Linked Again
» Q.P.R. : 22/12/2014 16:22:00
Redknapp Would Be Interested In Morrison
» Q.P.R. : 22/12/2014 16:13:00
Austin Staying (And Signing New Deal?)
» Q.P.R. : 22/12/2014 16:04:00
Sissoko's 'Love' For Arsenal
» Newcastle : 22/12/2014 15:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Barca-City Goal Against Palace?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Silva 49′ 13%
Silva 61′ 37%
Touré 81′ 50%