Carragher wrote in the Daily Mail: "Sometimes players would do well to look at the bigger picture. I can understand if Wayne has been seduced by the idea of becoming Jose Mourinho’s main man, but he could achieve so much more at Old Trafford.
"He has the chance to set records that will stand the test of time. Rooney has 197 goals. With a couple of good seasons, he could overtake Denis Law (237) and then Sir Bobby Charlton (249). That would be a phenomenal feat.
"What is more important to these players? Achieving legendary status at their clubs — both are blessed with the talent to do so — or moving on a whim, leaving under a cloud and never being able to return to the clubs where they had once given such joy?"
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