Woodward and Moyes are becoming a strong off-field partnership for United, after securing Rooney for another 5 years.
Wayne Rooney has become the Premier League’s highest-paid player, after signing a new deal reportedly worth £300,000 a week.
The massive wage increase is likely to discourage the number of clubs – including league-rivals Chelsea – who expressed an interest in the England striker last summer, and keep Rooney at Old Trafford until 2019.
With club captain Nemanja Vidic leaving the club at the end of the season, the 28-year-old Rooney is a strong favourite to skipper the club in the next season.
Rooney has scored 208 goals in 430 appearances for United, and has his sights set on breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s club-record of 249 goals.
“I am made up to be staying at United,” Rooney said to manutd.com.
“I now have the chance as one of the club’s senior players… Continue reading →