UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
SI Wire

Manchester United rejects second Chelsea offer for Wayne Rooney

Reports say that Wayne Rooney is likely done with Manchester United. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) Manchester United said disgruntled striker Wayne Rooney is not for sale. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Manchester United announced Monday the club had "immediately rejected" a second Chelsea bid for striker Wayne Rooney.

The bid was for about 25 million pounds ($38.4 million) according to reports.

EXTRA MUSTARD: Jason Sudeikis portrays U.S. football coach managing Tottenham Hotspur

United reiterated Rooney, who has two years remaining on his contract, is not for sale: "Our position remains that he is not for sale."

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said in July that the club had made an official bid for Rooney. The London club was moved to confirm the bid to deny that it had offered midfielder Juan Mata or defender David Luiz as part of a 10 million pound ($15 million) offer.

Rooney has sought an exit from United after publicly expressing frustration over reduced playing time last season.

United also reported Rooney's injured right shoulder would prevent him from traveling to Sweden for a pre-season match against AIK in Stockholm on Tuesday.

From the Associated Press:

"Wayne hurt his shoulder in a fall during a match on Saturday,'' United manager David Moyes said. "It's not too serious and I don't expect it to keep him out for too long. I'm disappointed he's missing the game because we were keen to get him back involved and ready to play.''

More SI Wire

Close

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 4 easy steps:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark manager.
  4. Locate your current Sports Illustrated bookmark, click the Organize menu, then select Edit. You can now easily update the web address of your Sports Illustrated bookmark.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 2 easy steps:

  1. Click the Safari bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. This will open the Bookmarks Bar. In the Bookmarks Bar, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Address field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the Firefox bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Show All Bookmarks.
  3. This will open the library window. In the Library window, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Location field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.
Don't Show This Again