The Sunday Mirror says Rooney’s concerns about the Fergie fear factor continuing to cast a shadow over him – and the club – have been allayed by David Moyes.
Rooney’s determination to leave United after almost a decade of service has faded since the summer.
United will still have to give Rooney a significant increase on his £250,000-a-week wages to persuade him to sign away the peak years of his career.
But it is the way Moyes has stamped his authority on Old Trafford that has prompted Rooney’s drastic change of heart after a summer spent agitating for a move to Chelsea.
There were suggestions that Rooney would have to accept a salary cut to land a new deal.
But fitness and form this season have hinted that he is about to hit the peak of his powers and he is aware that Chelsea will meet his wage demands if United won’t.
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