David Moyes is remaining optimistic over Everton's chance of
securing the long-term services of teenage sensation Wayne
The Blues have offered the England international a club record
five-year contract and initial talks have taken place with Everton
officials now awaiting an official response.
Moyes had hoped that Rooney's representatives would have
been in contact sooner but that is not leaving him too downbeat and
he expects his young prodigy to accept the new terms.
Moyes said: "We've offered him a tremendous contract
and we wait on the reply. I would have hoped we'd have had an
answer by now, but hopefully we'll get that very soon.
"Of course I'm optimistic. I said we're going to be
positive at Everton and I am. We've made him a tremendous offer
and I would expect that to be accepted.
"I think we've made a good offer and I'm sure in
the coming days or weeks we'll find out exactly what's