Last updated : 30 August 2004 By editor

"Rooney is still young but has already proved on a big stage like the European Championships that he is a special talent," said Giggs.

"Over the past couple of years the manager has tried to bring in the best young talented players around, and if we get Wayne we'll have the best two young players in Europe in him and Cristiano. We have already seen over the past 12 months what Cristiano can do and I think everybody has been thrilled by Wayne's play in the same period."