Wayne Rooney has been given the green light to seal a move away from Manchester United and he will now have the final decision on whether he leaves the club in the next week, Yahoo Sport UK understands. Rooney was committed to finishing the season at United before sealing a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League, but we have been told that he is now considering his position after the financial rewards for moving before next Tuesday’s Chinese transfer deadline expires. United are open to finalising a deal now as they have been offered ‘substantial’ compensation to release the striker who broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time goal scoring record after firing his 250th goal for the club in the 1-1 draw at Stoke last month.
Dani Alves has attacked his former club Barcelona for treating him disrespectfully towards the end of his career at Camp Nou, claiming the club’s board are “very false and ungrateful”. The Brazilian nation team captain has also insisted that he “respects” former rival Cristiano Ronaldo. The veteran full-back spent eight highly successful seasons playing for Barcelona, winning La Liga six times, the Copa del Rey four times and the Champions League three times.
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