Date: 8th May 2013 at 11:04pm
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With ’s departure confirmed and being lined up to replace him, The Daily Mail are reporting that is looking for a way out and has asked for a transfer.

Daily Mail correspondent and presenter of the Sky Sport’s Sunday Supplement┬áNeil Ashton tweeted:

“Wayne Rooney asks Manchester for transfer. make their move. More in tmrw’s Mail and on Mail Online.”

Daniel Taylor added to this with a series tweets:

“Stories about Wayne Rooney asking for a transfer are correct. Asked to see Ferguson two weeks ago, request was rejected.”

“Rooney now made two transfer requests in last 3 years at #MUFC. Feels a bit ‘and in other news’ today but still fairly huge.”

“Also makes a mockery – again – of all those pledges of loyalty in the face of newspaper stories about his future.”

This adds credence to yesterday night’s reports that Rooney was angling for a move to .

If true this would be the second time that Rooney has asked to leave and with his history with Moyes would make sense. This is the Daily Mail’s back page tomorrow: