Rooney Lands In U.s. Ahead Of D.c. United Talks

Wayne Rooney has landed inside the United States ahead of talks with officials at Major League Soccer membership D.C. United.


Pictures regarded of him landing in Miami in advance of catching a connecting flight to the capital.

Rooney’s spokesperson showed earlier on Wednesday that he would meet bosses from the MLS aspect, but a supply also informed ESPN FC that the previous Manchester United ahead remains open-minded approximately a likely live with Everton.

Everton’s former England captain, who has 365 days left on his agreement at Goodison Park, has been linked with a pass to the Washington-based MLS club in recent weeks.

Rooney reportedly reached an settlement with the MLS club in advance this month, however with a 2d year last on the 2-year settlement he signed with Everton remaining summer time, he could still decide that a circulate to the United States is not in his nice pursuits.

No deal has been made between Everton and United but Rooney, 32, is inside the United States for exploratory talks with the permission and in the full know-how of the Merseysiders.

The trip is of a fact-finding nature to assess the possibility that could exist ought to there be interest in a flow.

Any transfer, however, could want to meet the approval of Everton. The very last selection on any proposed deal might rest with the Premier League membership.

Rooney turned into because of be followed on his trip to Washington by his lengthy-time adviser Paul Stretford.

News of the visit first emerged in a record within the Washington Post on Wednesday and a spokesperson for the player confirmed that it’s miles to take place within the coming days.

Former Everton manager Sam Allardyce again and again stated his choice to have Rooney stay with the membership, who he rejoined in July after thirteen seasons with Manchester United, but Allardyce became sacked last week after simply six months.

And D.C. United educate Ben Olsen stated remaining week, when asked about Rooney, that the ahead could “be quite excellent” for the crew.

Rooney, 32, scored a crew-high eleven desires for Everton this season, making 37 appearances for his boyhood club. If he had been to move to United, he could not be eligible to play till the transfer window opens on July 10.

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