Al Hali

Veterans could desert Old Trafford for Dubai

So now we know why Manchester United’s troubled star Wayne Rooney suddenly hightailed it to Dubai with Coleen. It was supposed to give the couple a chance to reinforce their marriage but in actual fact he’s there to check out the local football scene and find out if reported plans by clubs such as Al Hali to sign three of Roo’s veteran United colleagues Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville are legitimate.