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David Luiz Excited At Prospect Of Wayne Rooney Joining Chelsea

Sir Alex Ferguson’s untimely decision to announce his retirement from his post left United and the entire footballing world in shock. As the club was reeling from this decision, another bomb was dropped on the Red Devils as news broke out about striker Wayne Rooney’s wish to leave the club for the second time in three years.

The transfer request from their star striker was the reason behind his complete absence from United’s match-day squad against Swansea City on Sunday, as they gave a fitting farewell to Sir Alex on his last home game in-charge with a 2-1 win. They were also presented with the league trophy, and gave their retiring manger and veteran midfielder Paul Scholes a guard of honor and a farewell on a very emotional day at Old Trafford.

Rooney’s absence was seemingly justified by his possible departure in the summer, and the media were quick to gauge the prospective clubs where he could be headed. The names of German and French champions respectively, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain were doing the rounds, however the chances of seeing him leave England seem low. Therefore, he was then being linked with domestic clubs, and the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and even Arsenal were being touted as his next possible destination.

The Blues are definitely going to dip into the market for a striker in the summer after reportedly growing impatient with Fernando Torres, and Chelsea were the first club to be immediately linked to Rooney once the news of his transfer availability broke out.

Sky Sports reported that Chelsea’s Brazilian international Luiz was asked about a possible arrival of the versatile striker, and he admitted that the prospect of Rooney joining Chelsea was exciting.

“Everyone knows about his quality, so if he wants to come to Chelsea why not? I’d be happy with it,” said Luiz in an interview with The Sun.

The Wayne Rooney transfer saga is surely one to keep everyone tuned in throughout the summer, and we will bring you all the developments on perhaps the story of the summer as and when they happen.

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