But Jose Mourinho admits he won't stand in his way if he decides to leave United.
And, according to the Daily Mirror, two CSL sides are ready to make him an eye watering offer.
Wayne Rooney became Manchester United's all-time leading goalscorer on Saturday
Wayne Rooney scored a late equaliser for Manchester United against Stoke
It is claimed Guangzhou Evergrande and Beijing Guoan are ready to pay Rooney £700,000-a-week to join them this summer.
And Mourinho appears ready to sanction the deal.
“I don’t like to be critical of players who decide to go to China," Mourinho said.
"It’s their life, it’s their organisation of their life, their organisation of their career.
“The money is huge. The experience can also be interesting.
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“I know some of my colleagues think they are more important than they are and think they can interfere in the lives of other people, but I’m not that sort of guy.
“Everybody is responsible for their own life. I’m not critical with anyone.
"To be honest, in Wayne’s case, I have no idea because he has never mentioned it to me.”
Rooney has a contract until 2019 but, now a substitute under Mourinho, he could be allowed to leave earlier.
“I think the future belongs to him and what he wants in his career," Mourinho said. "The way he wants to end it, the way he wants to enjoy the last part of his, that belongs to him.
“I think he has more to give us.
"I repeat, he reaches a certain level in his career when it is up to him.
“Could anyone have been critical of Zlatan if last summer he decided to go to China or USA, one guy who has had an amazing career?
"It is the same with Wayne.
“He owns his career. It is him, his family and his decision, but of course, yes, I see him making an important contribution for us.”