The Gunners had been linked with the England international during the summer, but interest from the North London outfit and rivals Chelsea cooled when it appeared that the 27-year-old was content to stay at Old Trafford.
Arsenal launched late Wayne Rooney bid?
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Arsenal reportedly made a late unsuccessful bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and Aston Villa's Christian Benteke on transfer deadline day.
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