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Man U not planning new contract for Wayne Rooney

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11:15 AM ET 07.14 | Manchester United say they are not planning to hand unsettled striker Wayne Rooney a new contract. But manager David Moyes has again stressed that the England man, who has been linked with Chelsea and Paris St-Germain, is very much part of his plans for the upcoming season. Rooney, who has had to leave United's pre-season tour with a hamstring injury, has two years left on his current contract but an extension is not on United's agenda. Chief executive Ed Woodward said: "No contract renewals are being discussed. I am not sitting down with any player on an extension and there is no trigger date in the diary. "Would we be afraid to run a contract down? Of course not."

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July 15, 2013  05:22 PM ET

The Major U.S. sports should take note of this approach...

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