In his column for The Sun, Wright wrote: "He needs to reflect. He needs to find himself. Of course, we all know this will not happen.
"Football is too big a business. But, right now, his future at the club appears unclear.
"I don't think he wants to leave but if his relationship with Ferguson remains poor, it would not surprise me if he did.
"So if City really want him, it's possible. Barcelona? They did not have enough money to lure Cesc Fabregas in the summer.
"So the only other club with the dosh is Real Madrid but I cannot really see Rooney sitting in a cafe, eating tapas while talking to Real fans in fluent Spanish."