According to the Mirror, Blues manager Mourinho fixed the deadline after United striker Rooney was cheered by the champions' fans during Monday night's draw with the Londoners, despite having become disillusioned with life at Old Trafford and wanting out.
Mourinho admitted the supporters' response to Rooney might have caused the player to have a rethink about leaving the champions, the report said.
The Blues manager said that the person who started the story has to finish the story, referring to Rooney.
He said that Rooney had to decide he wants to leave or not. (ANI )