Chelsea confirm Rooney offer

July 17, 2013
Chelsea have confirmed they've made a written offer for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney for an undisclosed sum, but deny that any player was proposed as a make-weight.

British reports earlier said the Premier League champions had rejected Chelsea's offer for the disaffected England striker.

"Chelsea Football Club can confirm that yesterday it made a written offer to Manchester United for the transfer of Wayne Rooney," said a club statement issued on Wednesday.

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