Daily Mail correspondent and presenter of the Sky Sport’s Sunday Supplement Neil Ashton tweeted:
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 Bayern Munich.
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: