Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney has discussed his future with Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard
England captain Steven Gerrard has revealed that wantaway Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has confided in him over his plans.
Liverpool skipper Gerrard said Rooney has spoken to him about his club future, but would not reveal details of that conversation.
He said: “It wouldn’t be fair on Wayne for me to talk about that conversation, but of course I am close to him.
“But for me it is all about how Wayne is feeling for tomorrow’s game, and I am sure he will sort the other stuff out.”
After seeing Rooney in training, Gerrard has also determined that the 27-year-old is nowhere near match fitness have missed all United’s pre-season games.
The midfielder said: “He is certainly not match fit.
“But it is the same old Wayne Rooney in training; he looks good, scoring goals. He is certainly ready to play. He needs these minutes for his confidence and I am sure he will be itching to start.”
Rooney caught the eye with a energetic display in England training.