Sport 23.2.2017 12:25 pm

Rooney’s agent in China for transfer talks

Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain’s future, British media said.

Rooney, 31, has been sidelined by manager Jose Mourinho heightening expectations he could leave United for the mega-rich Chinese Super League.

Rooney’s agent in China for transfer talks
Rooney’s agent in China for transfer talks

Rooney’s agent in China for transfer talks

Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain’s future, British media said.

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SuperSport 4-1 Maritzburg
Wits 5-0 Baroka
Plat Stars 1-2 Sundowns

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Chippa vs Arrows
Pirates vs Polokwane
Ajax vs Chiefs

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# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 16 34
2 Kaizer Chiefs 18 33
3 SuperSport United 17 33
4 Cape Town City 18 32
5 Sundowns 12 26
6 Polokwane City 18 24
7 Arrows 18 23
8 Chippa United 17 20
9 Maritzburg Utd 18 20
10 Orlando Pirates 17 20
11 Ajax Cape Town 18 19
12 Bloem Celtic 17 18
13 Free State Stars 18 18
14 Platinum Stars 16 16
15 Highlands Park 18 14
16 Baroka FC 18 13