Man Utd legend Neville: Rooney would never down tools

Manchester United legend Gary Neville can't see Wayne Rooney downing tools to force a move away. Rooney is understood to be keen to move to Chelsea this month.

Manchester United legend Gary Neville can't see Wayne Rooney downing tools to force a move away.

Rooney is understood to be keen to move to Chelsea this month.

But Neville said: "This is not somebody who is going to go AWOL. I would be amazed if that ever happened.

"He's a street footballer, he's someone who, speaking to people this week, is training hard, wanting to play, wanting to do well, and keeping his professionalism about him.

"He went through a situation (a bust-up with Sir Alex Ferguson) two or three years ago if you remember.

"It was quite a public situation but he still continued to want to play football."

 
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