Wayne Rooney has instructed talkSPORT he can’t see former teammate and Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo transferring to rivals Manchester City.
The pair performed 209 video games collectively at Manchester United between 2004-2009, successful three Premier League titles and a Champions League crown as they secured legendary standing on the membership.
Nevertheless, Ronaldo now seems more and more prone to tarnish his revered popularity at Outdated Trafford, with stories rising that he has agreed private phrases with City, and Juventus need him off their wage invoice.
Rooney, who’s now Derby boss, would nonetheless be shocked to see the transfer occur, saying: “It’s an attention-grabbing one however I can’t see it.
“I believe Cristiano has obtained an excellent legacy at Manchester United and I understand how proud he’s as a participant and an individual. I can’t see it, however it’s soccer so that you by no means know.”
There have been seven gamers to play for each Manchester sides within the Premier League period, lots of them high-profile, however Rooney believes Ronaldo is completely different to these earlier than.
“There have been just a few which have finished it however nobody at Cristiano’s degree,” Rooney stated. “Clearly Peter Schmeichel and Andy Cole, however I simply can’t see that as an choice for him actually.
“Financially after all he doesn’t must do it. I believe it’s extra possible that it’s PSG he goes to.”
The previous United and Everton striker was requested about transferring to rivals, having himself been closely linked to a swap to Man City again in 2010.
“I believe it’s essential do what’s best for you as an individual, for your loved ones,” Rooney stated. “Everybody is aware of I might by no means play for Liverpool or Manchester City. That’s apparent however everybody’s completely different.
“I believe individuals transfer to golf equipment the place they don’t actually need to however from a monetary standpoint that may be the one choice they’ve, so I would get it from some individuals’s standpoint.
“However by way of myself that simply wouldn’t be an choice.”