Wayne Rooney is ready to quit Manchester United. The Manchester Evening News says the England international is still determined to quit the Reds - even after initially viewing new manager David Moyes ' appointment as the chance of a fresh start.

A move from Arsenal is expected to start a bidding war for the £25m-rated forward.

But Arsene Wenger is certain to face stiff opposition from United, who will be determined not to strengthen a domestic rival.

That should also rule out a move to Chelsea - even though Jose Mourinho has indicated that he would like to take Rooney to Stamford Bridge.

Manchester City will also be monitoring the situation following the departures of Mario Balotelli and Carlos Tevez in the past six months, but United will not even entertain the thought of selling to their fiercest rivals.