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

Wayne Rooney has landed in the United States beforehand of talks with officials at Major League Soccer club D.C. United.


Pictures appeared of him touchdown in Miami beforehand of catching a connecting flight to the capital.

Rooney’s spokesperson confirmed in advance on Wednesday that he would meet bosses from the MLS aspect, however a supply additionally informed ESPN FC that the previous Manchester United forward remains open-minded about a possible live with Everton.

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

Rooney reportedly reached an agreement with the MLS club in advance this month, however with a 2d year final on the 2-year contract he signed with Everton last summer time, he ought to nonetheless decide that a flow to the USA isn’t always in his pleasant interests.

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

The experience is of a reality-finding nature to evaluate the possibility that might exist need to there be hobby in a move.

Any transfer, but, could need to fulfill the approval of Everton. The very last selection on any proposed deal might rest with the Premier League club.

Rooney was due to be followed on his experience to Washington by using his lengthy-time adviser Paul Stretford.

News of the visit first emerged in a report in the Washington Post on Wednesday and a spokesperson for the player showed that it is to take region in the coming days.

Former Everton supervisor Sam Allardyce time and again stated his preference to have Rooney continue to be with the club, who he rejoined in July after 13 seasons with Manchester United, but Allardyce become sacked remaining week after simply six months.

And D.C. United coach Ben Olsen stated remaining week, whilst requested about Rooney, that the ahead could “be quite proper” for the team.

Rooney, 32, scored a team-excessive 11 goals for Everton this season, making 37 appearances for his boyhood membership. If he have been to move to United, he would now not be eligible to play till the transfer window opens on July 10.

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