Ferguson: Rooney did ask to leave

October 3, 2013
By ESPN staff

Sir Alex Ferguson has reiterated his claim that Wayne Rooney asked to leave Manchester United at the end of last season -- but the legendary manager insists he never fell out with the striker.

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Ferguson revealed on the final day of last season that Rooney had handed in a transfer request, claims which were denied by the England international ...

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