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Elsewhere, there are widespread reports of an improved contract for Wayne Rooney. The Sun claim the deal would make Rooney the highest paid player at the club, on £140,000 a week, and keep him at Old Trafford until at least 2015.
The Mirror report Sir Alex's committment to youth at Old Trafford. “The history of Manchester United is quite simple,” the boss said. “It’s always been based on young people and that’s where we’re more comfortable. I think our fans are more comfortable too."