'Angry and confused' Rooney Now 1/3 To Join Chelsea
UPDATE - Rooney Slashed To Join Chelsea - Punters Cannot Get Enough
Wayne Rooney's odds of joining Chelsea have been dramatically slashed as it emerged that the Blues have made an offer for the want-away striker.
William Hill are offering 1/3 that Rooney is a Chelsea player by the 3rd September with bets of up to £500 being placed at odds of 5/6, 1/2 and 1/3.
It is 2/1 that Rooney is still at Manchester United and 8/1 he joins Arsenal.
"We have cut Rooney's price of joining Chelsea this summer for two reasons. The first is that it seems as though Chelsea have made Rooney their number one summer target, while secondly, our punters have been backing Rooney to go and doing so at any price they can get."
Wayne Rooney club on September 3rd: 1/3 Chelsea; 2/1 Manchester United; 8/1 Arsenal; 16/1 BAR
Wayne Rooney is odds on with William Hill to join Chelsea after he was left "angry and confused" by comments made by new Manchester United boss, David Moyes.
After turning down an initial approach from Chelsea, Rooney is now 1/3 to join the Blues and Evens to stay at Manchester United. He is 4/1 to join PSG and 6/1 to join Arsenal.
"Last week we saw a massive gamble on Rooney to join Chelsea with people trying to back him at any price and it is now starting to look like that gamble was justified," said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.
Wayne Rooney's Club on 3rd Sept 2013 1/3 Chelsea; 9/4 Manchester United; ; 8/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Paris Saint Germain 25/1 Real Madrid; BAR