Wayne Rooney reaches agreement on Manchester United deal until 2019

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Wayne Rooney has agreed a deal (Picture: Getty)

Wayne Rooney has reached an agreement with Manchester United on a new five-and-a-half year deal, thought to be worth £300,000-a-week.

The England striker’s future at Old Trafford has been called into question since the summer, when Chelsea openly pursued him.

However, United boss David Moyes has made sealing Rooney’s long-term future one of his top priorities this season and now looks to have got his man, according to the BBC.

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Wayne Rooney is set to stay at Manchester United until the end of his career (Picture: AP)

Rooney’s anticipated bumper salary will be a Premier League record, with the deal taking the 28-year-old until the tail-end of his playing days.

The former Everton youngster is also believed to be among the contenders to succeed Nemanja Vidic as club captain when the Serbian defender departs…

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