Winter 2013 Transfer Rumors & Moves II
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03-23-2013, 05:00 AM
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Reading, UK
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At some point I would listen if I'm Rooney. In this day in the sport, there's something to be said about complacency and getting a new challenge. He's also not the most love able guy, so I would go while the getting is good. If I'm United I would have to be concerned that he declines somewhat over the next few seasons anyhow, as he's not exactly ever known for his physique and fitness. A major offer would make it worth their time.
As good as Rooney is, I'm a bit disappointed he hasn't really got to the "elite" level that he can carry a team win a game single handedly.
I will say his fitness is underrated. He is a naturally stocky build and was fairly out of shape as a young player. Today however his work rate is fantastic and rarely stops in a game, tracking back and defending as good as any forward in the league.
He has turned out as a very well rounded player, maybe that has attributed the reduction of magic game changing contributions.
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