Wayne Rooney has landed within the United States beforehand of talks with officers at Major League Soccer club D.C. United.
Pictures regarded of him landing in Miami in advance of catching a connecting flight to the capital.
Rooney’s spokesperson confirmed earlier on Wednesday that he could meet bosses from the MLS facet, but a supply additionally instructed ESPN FC that the former Manchester United ahead remains open-minded about a probable stay with Everton.
Everton’s former England captain, who has one year left on his agreement at Goodison Park, has been related with a move to the Washington-based MLS membership in recent weeks.
Rooney reportedly reached an settlement with the MLS membership in advance this month, but with a second year closing on the two-yr contract he signed with Everton final summer, he should nevertheless determine that a flow to the United States is not in his nice pursuits.
No deal has been made between Everton and United however Rooney, 32, is inside the United States for exploratory talks with the permission and inside the full understanding of the Merseysiders.
The experience is of a reality-locating nature to evaluate the possibility that could exist ought to there be interest in a circulate.
Any transfer, however, would need to meet the approval of Everton. The very last decision on any proposed deal would rest with the Premier League club.
Rooney become due to be observed on his trip to Washington by way of his lengthy-time adviser Paul Stretford.
News of the go to first emerged in a document in the Washington Post on Wednesday and a spokesperson for the player showed that it’s far to take location in the coming days.
Former Everton supervisor Sam Allardyce repeatedly said his desire to have Rooney stay with the club, who he rejoined in July after thirteen seasons with Manchester United, however Allardyce become sacked remaining week after simply six months.
And D.C. United train Ben Olsen stated final week, while requested about Rooney, that the forward might “be pretty excellent” for the group.
Rooney, 32, scored a team-excessive 11 desires for Everton this season, making 37 appearances for his boyhood membership. If he have been to move to United, he would not be eligible to play till the switch window opens on July 10.