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Sport Wayne Rooney nearing MLS deal with DC United

18:46  10 may  2018
18:46  10 may  2018 Source:

Report: D.C. United in serious talks with Wayne Rooney

  Report: D.C. United in serious talks with Wayne Rooney Is he the answer to United’s scoring woes? Per Steven Goff, D.C. United is currently in serious discussions with Everton’s Wayne Rooney. Per Steven Goff, D.C. United is currently in serious discussions with Everton’s Wayne Rooney. Sources estimate the chance of this signing happening at 50%, and it would be meant to address D.C. United’s biggest need: goal-scoring. This comes after D.C. United made contact with Wayne Rooney’s people last year, but Black and Red United was told at the time that the contact then was very brief.

Wayne Rooney on Tuesday evening seemed to be closing in on a sensational transfer to Main League Soccer facet DC United , Sportsmail understands. A contract working to he finish of the 2020 MLS season has even been mentioned with Rooney ’s camp.

Everton captain Wayne Rooney is lining up a sensational move to MLS side DC United . United sorted a similar arrangement last summer and Sportsmail understands the Old Trafford club are still picking up a weekly tab of £200,000 as part of the deal .

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British soccer star Wayne Rooney is reportedly getting ready to cross the Atlantic for the next stop of his legendary career.

The Everton forward and former Manchester United captain has agreed “in principle” to a multi-year contract with Major League Soccer’s DC United worth £12.5 million ($16.9 million), according to multiple reports.

Representatives for Rooney have been in the U.S. to negotiate terms of the deal, which is slated to run to the end of the 2020 MLS season, according to Sky Sports News. The 32-year-old has a year remaining on his two-year contract with Everton.

Wayne Rooney is not the answer for MLS or D.C. United

  Wayne Rooney is not the answer for MLS or D.C. United D.C. United is reportedly in advanced talks with English star Wayne Rooney, but he comes with too much baggage to be effective in Major League Soccer.If Rooney does complete the switch from the English Premier League to this nation’s capital it will surely be trumpeted as a further sign of MLS’ growth and significance. In truth, it would be a step backward.

Football MLS Premier League Uncategorized. WAYNE ROONEY is in talks over a summer move to DC United , according to reports. The Everton striker, 32, returned to his boyhood club earlier this season and has a year remaining on his deal .

However, the MLS side have retained a strong interest in Rooney and his agent Paul Stretford has been Stateside in the last week to hold talks with DC United . 'We all have to deal with that in our own way and I think Wayne deals with it very well indeed'.

Rooney’s rise to Premier League stardom began as a teenaged striker with Everton in 2002. He followed up four seasons with the Toffees with 13 seasons with Man United, becoming the club’s record goalscorer while winning five Premier League titles and the Champions League.

Rooney, who is also the all-time leading scorer for the British national team, rejoined Everton for the 2017-18 season and is the club’s top scorer this year with 11 goals.

But according to the Daily Mail, Rooney told Everton brass on Wednesday that he was ready to accept an offer from DC United. The deal cannot be made official until the MLS mid-season transfer window opens on July 10.

Sky Sports reported that it would take a “significant change of heart” by Rooney and his family to change their minds about coming to the U.S.

Rooney has had a strained relationship with eight-place Everton this season. He grew angry with manager Sam Allardyce when he removed him from a match against Liverpool last month. Allardyce has reportedly told Rooney he could pursue another club because he would potentially be facing reduced playing time next season.

Rooney would become the highest paid DC player, but United could sure use a lift from a proven veteran. The club is currently tied with San Jose with five points at the bottom of the MLS standings.

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An ex-Liverpool star knows all about leaving the Premier League, having spent time in Australia, and has told a fellow frontman to expect a tough testGoal revealed earlier this week that the former England captain has entered into talks with DC United regarding a summer move to America.


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