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Ronaldo lined up for stunning United return

It has emerged Wayne Rooney has asked to leave Old Trafford at a time when Manchester United are close to securing the return of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Only hours after Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that he will be retiring as United manager at the end of the season, making way for Everton manager David Moyes to take charge, the Daily Mail revealed that Rooney told Ferguson two weeks ago that he wants a fresh start.

Outgoing United chief executive David Gill has been in Madrid to meet Jorge Mendes, the Portuguese agent who represents Ronaldo. Sources on Wednesday night insisted United are confident of securing the return of the player they sold to Real Madrid for a world record £80million in 2009.

Wayne Rooney knows that Chelsea would be keen to take him to Stamford Bridge, while Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested.

Sir Alex Ferguson: Mourinho could be the next Manchester United boss

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is good enough to replace him when he retires from his role at Old Trafford
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is good enough to replace him when he retires from his role at Old Trafford

Sir Alex Ferguson has paid one of the biggest compliments in football to Jose Mourinho by saying that he believes the Real Madrid boss has the capabilities to be the next Manchester United manager. Continue reading Sir Alex Ferguson: Mourinho could be the next Manchester United boss