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Wayne Rooney reveals he wrote a transfer request in the Everton CANTEEN aged 18 to force through move to in 2004 Wayne Rooney pushed through move to join Sir Alex Ferguson's side in 2004  He was desperate to join and wrote a transfer request  Striker revealed: 'I went out into the canteen and wrote a transfer request out'

By Will Griffee For Mailonline

Published: 22:49 GMT, 4 December 2019 | Updated: 23:01 GMT, 4 December 2019

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Wayne Rooney has revealed the circumstances of handing in his transfer request to leave Everton for back in 2004. 

The veteran forward was 18 at the time but made his feelings clear to then manager David Moyes by writing his request in the club's canteen. 

Rooney told Amazon Prime Video: 'I'm an ambitious person and I want to win trophies. I knew staying at Everton for another year, another two years... that wasn't going to happen.

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