Outgoing Manchester United chief executive David Gill is confident that Wayne Rooney will remain at the club despite it emerging just a matter of weeks ago that he had handed in a transfer request.

The shock revelation put Rooney's future at United in doubt and he was immediately linked with a whole host of clubs across Europe.

French champions Paris Saint-Germain are said to be keen on signing the England striker but Gill, who has been elected to UEFA's executive committee, is confident that Manchester United will be able to convince Rooney to commit his future to the club.

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney has handed in a transfer request at Manchester United. [Reuters]

"As Sir Alex said at his last press conference, that's an issue for David Moyes. I'm confident he will be there next season," said Gill, as quoted on Sky Sports.

"He's a great, great player and the club doesn't want to lose its star players.

"So I'm sure every bit of work is being taken with Wayne and his advisors and the club to make sure that happens.

"I'm not a betting man but I'm confident when I sit at Old Trafford next season I will see Wayne Rooney running out."

Meanwhile Manchester United have confirmed that assistant manager Mike Phelan and goalkeeper coach Eric Steele have both left the club.

The duo leave Old Trafford having played a major part in the club's success under Sir Alex Ferguson but it seems new manager David Moyes is keen to bring in his own backroom staff.

Moyes had a meeting at Old Trafford earlier this week where he met with senior officials of the club and it is assumed that he was discussing who he would like to bring to the club.

Current Everton first team coach Jimmy Lumsden is expected to move to United with Moyes, while there has also been speculation that Phil Neville could return to the club in a coaching capacity.