Arsenal could afford Rooney`s wages, says Wenger
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that the Gunners can afford Wayne Rooney`s wages.
The Frenchman has suggested that the Gunners could get their own back for losing Robin van Persie to the Red Devils last summer by snatching away the controversial striker
Goal reported back in early May that the north Londoners had joined Chelsea in a scramble for Rooney after it emerged that the striker wanted to leave the club
And after the Red Devils signed Robin van Persie from the Gunners last summer, Wenger has stated that he has the cash to take Rooney in the other direction should be leave Old Trafford this summer.
"It happened to us last year and it can happen to them," he told reporter`s following Wednesday`s 7-1 win over Vietnam.
"Rooney is under contract and has two years to go so it`s United who make the decision. But we would not have a problem with the wages of Rooney."
Chelsea confirmed on Wednesday that they had had an offer for the wantaway striker rejected by United, but denied the Red Devils` claims that Juan Mata and David Luiz were part of the deal.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho later stated that the 27-year-old is his only remaining target this summer.
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