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Wayne Rooney signs five-year deal to stay at Man United

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney who's agreed a new five-year-deal to stay at Old Trafford

Two days after saying he was determined to quit Manchester United, Wayne Rooney has signed a five-year deal to stay at Old Trafford.

On Wednesday, the star striker said he wanted to leave because he didn't think the club could get enough star players.

But now, to the delight of manager Sir Alex Ferguson, he's agreed to play for the Red Devils until June 2015.

"I've talked to the manager and the owners and they've convinced me this is where I belong," said Rooney.

Sir Alex said it had been a difficult week, but he was pleased Rooney was staying put.

"I said to the boy that the door is always open and I'm delighted Wayne has agreed to stay," he said.

"Sometimes, when you're in a club, it can be hard to realise just how big it is and it takes something like the events of the last few days to make you understand.

"I think Wayne now understands what a great club Manchester United is."