"As I think I've said before, I really have been happy all summer. I know, from the outside looking in, it might not have seemed like that, but I have been."

- Wayne Rooney

10/10/2013 08:00, Report by Adam Marshall
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Rooney feels settled

Wayne Rooney says he is settled at Manchester United and is feeling as fit as ever.

The prolific striker has been in outstanding form this term and was the runaway winner of the Reds' official Player of the Month award for September, as voted by fans on and @ManUtd on Twitter.

After the champions made it clear throughout the summer that the England international was staying at Old Trafford, he is clearly focused on hitting the net regularly for new manager David Moyes and chasing down Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time goal record.

"To be honest, I've been settled all summer," Rooney told reporters while on international duty. "Obviously there's been a lot of stuff happening and I'm sure everybody was waiting for me to say something but I've been settled. I spoke with the people who matter at the club and we've known ourselves what we are doing. I'm sure the club made that clear.

"I didn't want to come out and say anything, I just wanted to concentrate on my football. That's what I've done, that's what I'll continue to do. I'll just concentrate on my football and see what happens after that."

Rooney knew Moyes from their time at Everton and is determined to flourish under the new boss after feeling he was not in top form last term, despite helping the Reds win another Barclays Premier League title.

"I know myself that last year probably wasn't my best season," he conceded. "But there were times when I was playing in different positions and I felt I didn't really get that consistent run of games up front.

"Sometimes, when you're not playing that position all the time, it's difficult to adapt. I think I wanted to prove to myself really rather than to anyone else, in trying to come back fit and sharp and scoring goals. I feel good, I've scored a few goals and I'm playing every week so I'm enjoying it.

"Honestly, the training has been so hard, we've done a lot of different types of training, a lot more running -long running, quicker running, sharper running. I feel that's been

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