Moyes wants best from Rooney

David Moyes has again insisted Wayne Rooney is a key part of his plans at Manchester United as work continues on new signings.

Last Updated: 10/07/13 at 10:12 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Angel Di Maria poised for medical ahead of move to PSG

12 comments

Angel Di Maria is set to undergo a medical with Paris Saint-Germain in Doha on Monday ahead of a proposed £44m move from Manchester United.

Craig Mackail-Smith joins Luton Town

1 comments

Luton have signed former Peterborough and Brighton striker Craig Mackail-Smith on a two-year deal.

All Articles

Wayne Rooney: More praise from David Moy

Wayne Rooney: More praise from David Moy

David Moyes has again insisted Wayne Rooney is a key part of his plans at Manchester United as work continues to boost the squad.

The Scot faced the media for the first time as Red Devils boss on Friday and immediately confirmed Rooney was not for sale.

That stance has been repeated by Moyes ahead of United's pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia and his aim now is to get the best out of the England international.

"The club have already stated Wayne is not for sale,'' he told talkSPORT.

"I have met Wayne two, three, four times. A lot has been said about myself and Wayne over the years but we have a really good relationship. He came to my house, I have been to his recently to have a chat. Also he is here every day.

"I will say he is training great. They are telling me it is the best shape they have seen him in for a long time.

"From that point of view I am taking it as a positive and I am going to try and get the best Wayne Rooney I possibly can.''

Moyes also confirmed work was continuing at beefing up his squad.

An increased offer for Everton full-back Leighton Baines is anticipated, while United remain interested in Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara.

"Don't be kidded by the lack of activity,'' Moyes said.

"Take it from me, we are working hard behind the scenes to try and improve the squad.

"The big thing is that Manchester United will always be in for the best players in the world.

"We are also very interested in developing our own players and bringing in potential players for the future. We are working on that just now.''


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Arsenal 1 Chelsea 0: Gunners win Community Shield

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored as Arsenal won the Community Shield with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea, with Arsene Wenger finally beating Jose Mourinho.

Angel Di Maria poised for medical ahead of move to PSG

Angel Di Maria is set to undergo a medical with Paris Saint-Germain in Doha on Monday ahead of a proposed £44m move from Manchester United.

Mourinho plans to manage into his 70s

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes he is a better manager than he was 10 years ago - and he wants to continue until he's in his 70s.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company