Sport Reports: Rooney flying to DC to finalize MLS move

17:36  23 may  2018
17:36  23 may  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

Rooney warned MLS no easy ride as Fowler expresses sympathy with Everton's 'innocent victim'

  Rooney warned MLS no easy ride as Fowler expresses sympathy with Everton's 'innocent victim' 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.

Is Wayne Rooney in line for one final star turn in Major League Soccer? The Everton forward has agreed a deal in principle to sign with DC United this summer. The potential move from Merseyside to Washington DC provides the 32-year-old with a chance to make his mark on MLS , but it also

Reports say Rooney has been offered a contract until the end of the 2020 season, although the MLS transfer window does not open until July. DC United are currently rock-bottom of the MLS Eastern Conference table with five points from seven games.

Wayne Rooney in a blue uniform holding a ball© Getty Images

Wayne Rooney is edging closer to his move to Major League Soccer.

Multiple reports state that Rooney will fly to Washington D.C. on Thursday for a 48-hour trip to check out D.C. United and meet with club executives as he moves towards finalizing his move to MLS.

[ MORE: Rooney to DCU “done deal” ]

Rooney, 32, is already said to have agreed a “deal in principle” with DCU but with Everton without a manager following Sam Allardyce‘s departure last week, there is no real rush for him to push through the move ahead of the MLS’ transfer window reopening in July.

It is also believed that Rooney still has plenty of negotiating to do with Everton about the remaining year of his contract.

South Korea Ministry: North Korea proposes inter-Korea talks on May 16

  South Korea Ministry: North Korea proposes inter-Korea talks on May 16 North Korea has proposed holding high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16, South Korea's Unification Ministry on Tuesday. The South Korean government was in talks to finalize details for the meeting, said a ministry official, who declined to be named due to internal policy.North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear bomb test site for sometime between May 23-25 in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, the country's state media reported on Saturday a month ahead of the summit with the United States.

Betway’s Alan Alger said: “Wayne Rooney didn’t get as much game time as he would have liked under Sam Allardyce and it looked as though a move to DC United was on the cards. “Those look the only two options for the ex-England international, who is 9/1 to move to any other MLS team, while it’s

The Washington Post reports Wayne Rooney has spoken to DC United about the prospect of moving to the MLS .Wayne Rooney is in advanced talks over a transfer from Everton to DC United, claims the Washington Post.

Per a report from the BBC, Rooney’s trip to D.C. is more about him getting a feel for the club, the city and what will be on offer as DCU’s coaching staff and players will not be around as they’re currently out on the West Coast and will face LAFC on Saturday.

It does seem like Rooney is moving closer to a surprise move to MLS just 12 months after he agreed to move back to his boyhood club Everton after a 13-year stay at Manchester United.

The potential for the all-time leading goalscorer for England and Man United joining DCU has split opinion in American soccer circles.

Many would rather see D.C. United think outside the box and spend big Designated Player money on younger attacking talents from South America (a la Atlanta United), but some suggest Rooney’s star name will attract plenty of interest towards DCU as they prepare to move into their new home at Audi Field in July.

Fernando Torres captains Atletico Madrid in farewell match

  Fernando Torres captains Atletico Madrid in farewell match The club favourite will say goodbye against Eibar after more than 400 appearances, with a move to China or MLS beckoning nextAtleti wrap up their LaLiga campaign at home to Eibar on Sunday, with Diego Simeone's men not yet sure of second spot, ahead of rivals Real Madrid.

Wayne Rooney agrees ‘deal in principle’ to move to MLS : reports . WAYNE Rooney has agreed a “deal in principle” to join Major League Soccer side DC United from Premier League club Everton, reports say.

Reports say Rooney has been offered a contract until the end of the 2020 season, although the MLS transfer window does not open until July. DC United are currently rock-bottom of the MLS Eastern Conference table with five points from seven games.

There will be plenty of eyes on Rooney in the coming days as he nears his move to MLS.

Follow @JPW_NBCSports

Related slideshow: The 30 biggest stadiums in world sports (Provided by Business Insider)

a group of people on a field:  The world is home to some truly gigantic sports venues, covering much-loved sports like football, soccer, and rugby. To work out which stadium is king, we have collected official crowd capacity data from the venues to produce a power ranking based on their size as of March 2018. When it comes to game day, it is fair to say these stadiums can become as heavily-populated as small cities. Scroll down for the world's big 30. The 30 biggest stadiums in world sports, ranked by crowd capacity

Trump tells Trudeau on NAFTA: US will agree to fair deal or ‘no deal at all’ .
<p>President Trump issued a stern warning to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, saying that the U.S. would either accept a "fair deal" on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or none at all.</p>"The United States has been taken advantage of for many decades on trade. Those days are over," Trump said in a statement issued to reporters by the White House.

Source: http://us.pressfrom.com/news/sports/-147485-reports-rooney-flying-to-dc-to-finalize-mls-move/

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!