Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Should the Reds Stick with Wazza?

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Should the Reds Stick with Wazza?

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YES SAYS PETER SPENCER Follow Peter on Twitter @PETERSPENCERMEN THE truth is Wayne Rooney has not reached the levels of Messi or Ronaldo... even though he undoubtedly has the ability to do so.

Fergie moved heaven and earth to make sure he didn't leave United not so long ago with noisy neighbours City significantly staying silent over the prospect of them using their oil riches to snap him up.

The fact that Fergie intervened personally to keep him at Old Traffiord is good enough for me.

Sir Alex rarely, if ever, sells a player who could come back and haunt him - except, of course, Ronaldo. But the word is there was a gentleman's agreement that meant he would eventually end up at his first love, Real Madrid.

Rooney, arguably the best English player in the Premier League, is a match-winner with an unorthodox style.

He may be overshadowed at the moment by RVP but his game is going through a Giggs like transition. Stick with him.

NO SAYS NEIL LEIGH Follow Neil on Twitter @SALESHARKSMEN IF there was a graph of Rooney's impact at United and England it would be flat-lining right now. …

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