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Wayne Rooney Flies Out To America As Deal With MLS Side, DC United Gets Closer


Rooney set to dump premier league for MLS
Rooney set to dump premier league for MLS

Wayne Rooney (File Photo)

Rooney Close To Dumping Premier League For MLS Football

Former England captain and striker, Wayne Rooney, appears set to complete a switch to MLS side, DC United in the coming days.

The 32 year old only last season, returned to Everton, his boyhood club after falling down the pecking order at Manchester United, but he has reportedly opened talks regarding a switch to America.

The player shared a picture of himself in a plane with a United States flag, suggesting he is heading to America to finalize the deal.

See what he shared on Twitter:

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Naija News gathered that Rooney is set to sign a two-and-a-half year contract worth £10 million ($13m) with D.C. United, which will make him the best paid player in the franchise’s history.

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