Rooneyâ€™s advisers are confident there will be no shortage of bidders if he does leave this summer, with United understood to be ready to consider offers in the region of Â£20million.
But Manchester City, who were linked with a sensational move for Rooney in 2010, do not feel he fits their needs and remain focused on their pursuit of Napoli star Edinson Cavani and Atletico Madridâ€™s Radamel Falcao, says the Daily Mail.
Real Madrid and Barcelona â€” Rooneyâ€™s preferred destinations â€” are both concerned by reports of issues with the England strikerâ€™s fitness and conditioning, something that has been a worry at United for some time.
They were not impressed by his performance when Sir Alex Fergusonâ€™s side drew 1-1 in the Bernabeu last month. Sources in Spain suggest that signing a player who will be 28 in November and would demand more than Â£200,000-a-week is considered too much of a risk.