Kilbane: Chelsea would be 10 points clear with Rooney
He explained in the Daily Mail: "Chelsea obviously got a lot of positive signs in the summer that he was willing to leave Old Trafford and they were prepared to pay big money make the transfer happen. There may have been a bit of mischief from Jose Mourinho initially, but he knew what a difference Rooney would make to the squad he inherited.
"But David Moyes had different ideas. And it's just as well.