Rooney's present deal expires at the end of next season, and with the 28-year-old 41 adrift of matching Charlton's overall 249-goal Red Devils career, realistically he will not pass it until the 2015-16 campaign.
"It is a great aim for myself to try and get Sir Bobby's record, both at club and international level," Rooney told BBC's Football Focus ahead of Sunday's Barclays Premier League encounter with rock-bottom Fulham.
"It is something which I would like to do. If I can do that I would be really proud because it has stood for a long time."
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