(4) 0
(1) 0
Game Details
Game Details
Columbus Crew
New York Red Bulls
LIVE 48'
Game Details
Montreal Impact
New York City FC
LIVE 37'
Game Details
Colorado Rapids
Vancouver Whitecaps
1:00 AM GMT
Game Details
LA Galaxy
Toronto FC
2:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Orlando City SC
2:00 AM GMT
Game Details

Valdano: Real are not interested in Rooney

Real Madrid general manager Jorge Valdano insists the club are not interested in taking Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney to the Bernabeu, though he did reveal his admiration for highly-rated Racing Santander youngster Sergio Canales.

• Rooney: I'm not leaving United
• Rooney set for bumper pay day

Rooney has been in scintillating form of late and he had been linked with a big money move to either Real or Barcelona before publicly re-affirming his commitment to United on Monday.

And now it appears even more unlikely that the england striker will be heading out of the Old Trafford exit door, with Valdano adamant the player is not a target for the La Liga club following Ruud van Nistelrooy's departure to Hamburg.

Valdano told Radio COPE: "He is extraordinary, very, very good. Rooney is English - we all know they find it difficult to adapt to another type of competition other than the Premier League. He is a very interesting player but we have not ever been interested.''

Real also appear to be on the brink of securing Racing Santander teenager Sergio Canales. The striker has been linked with a number of clubs, including both Manchester outfits, Liverpool and Arsenal, but he seems set for the Bernabeu.

While the transfer has not been confirmed, Valdano was happy to talk about the 18-year-old, saying: "He is very talented, he has technical capability, imagination, mental coolness - which is something unusual to see in such young players.''


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.