Wayne Rooney signs blockbuster deal with Manchester United F.C. till 2019

The new contract will reportedly pay the 28-year-old 300,000 pounds (USD 498,840, 363,534 euros) a week, with Wayne Rooney also set to stay at Manchester United as a club ambassador when he eventually retires.

updated: February 22, 2014 09:25 IST
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London: Wayne Rooney pledged his long-term future to Manchester United on Friday after signing a blockbuster contract extension with the Premier League champions.

Rooney had just 18 months left on his previous deal and was a transfer target for Chelsea last year, sparking speculation he could leave at the end of this season, but the England striker has agreed to prolong his stay at Old Trafford until June 2019.

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