Wayne Rooney wants assurances from Manchester United over their transfer market ambitions before committing to a new contract. The Sunday Mirror says Rooney's determination to leave United after almost a decade of service has faded since the summer.

But before signing new terms, he will also seek ­assurances from manager David Moyes and vice-chairman Ed Woodward that the club will be major competitors in the transfer market so that he can add to his collection of five Premier League titles and solitary ­Champions League triumph.

Rooney wants to be sure United will compete with Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal in the transfer market.

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