Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has admitted falling out with Sir Alex Ferguson during his final season but denies putting in a transfer request.
Rooney says he went to see Ferguson, who was United manager for 26 years, after being dropped in 2013.
“It’s not just me who’s had a fall-out with him,” added the forward, 29, in Rooney – The Man Behind The Goals, to be shown on BBC One on 5 October.
“I don’t know what happened or why that came out that way.”
The England captain added: “I went in to see him and just said if you’re not going to play me it might be better I moved on – then all of a sudden it’s all over the press I put in a transfer request, which I never did.”
Rooney did ask to leave United in October 2010 when the former Everton player pulled out of contract talks, saying he had not received
Ferguson said at the time he was “dumbfounded” by Rooney’s desire to leave but, 48 hours later, Rooney signed a new five-year deal.
United went on to win the title that season, and Rooney later said
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