Rooney: I’ll never leave United

Wayne Rooney says he would like to spend the rest of his career at Old Trafford – provided Manchester United still want him.

The England striker, only 23, plans to emulate veteran team-mates Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes in playing for The Red Devils until he retires.

“I’ve always said that that as long as United want me I’m happy to stay at the club,” said Rooney. “I don’t want to leave. I love United and I have no reason to think about moving. I’m sure I’ll be here for a long time.

“I hope I’m still at United when I’m the same age as guys like Ryan, Paul and Gary,” he added.

Rooney signed for Manchester United from Everton as a teenager in 2004, and is contracted until 2012.

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