Last Updated: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:43
Manchester United boss David Moyes is refusing to talk about Chelsea's bid for Wayne Rooney but Bryan Robson says he is not for sale.
The Australian media was met by a wall of silence from Moyes when they quizzed him about Chelsea's attempts to take the 27-year-old England international to Stamford Bridge in this current transfer window.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho put the ball in United's court when confirming their interest on Wednesday, but Moyes would not be drawn on the subject ahead of his side's game against Australia's A-League All Stars in Sydney on Saturday.
However Robson, who was United's longest-serving captain before departing Old Trafford in 1994, is accompanying the team on the tour of Australia and did speak out about Rooney.
"David Moyes has said Wayne Rooney is not for sale. As far as we're concerned, that's the end of it," he told reporters.
However it is unlikely to be the end of it and even though Mourinho hinted they will not go back with an increased bid, Rooney is likely to push for a move after becoming disillusioned with life at Old Trafford.
Meanwhile, Arsenal also remain in the running after Arsene Wenger claimed they have the finance in place to meet the asking price and Rooney's wages.
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