David Moyes, who took over from Ferguson this summer, is keen to keep Rooney but the transfer saga has been rumbling on all summer.
Yorke said: "I think the matter would have been resolved by now one way or the other. I feel he would have probably let him go by now.
"I know how brilliant he is but I think with all that Fergie came out and said – he said Wayne Rooney asked for a transfer, not playing him at key games at the right time, I think all of that would have built up."
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