Mourinho was talking after defeat in the Super Cup against Bayern Munich.
On Rooney, he said: "For all parties, it's finished. One thing is to tell you through other people that you want, you want, you want very much, but at the end of the day...
"I feel everyone has the right to show his life, his future and I respect that."
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