MLS: DC United Coach Confirms Interest In Signing Wayne Rooney

MLS: DC United Coach Confirms Interest In Signing Wayne Rooney

MLS: DC United Coach Confirms Interest In Signing Wayne Rooney

Rooney, capped 119 times by England, rejoined his boyhood club Everton at the start of the season on a two-year deal after 13 trophy-laden years at Manchester United.

However, his season back at Goodison Park has shown that time is catching up with the forward, with the 32-year-old less able to influence games than in the past. 'But as in terms of the clarity whether Wayne is leaving or staying, I'll find out a little more today when Wayne comes in for training.

"I don't get involved in anything with regards transfers, so all I know is there appears to be interest from D.C. United", Allardyce told reporters.

Meanwhile, Allardyce is open to letting the former Three Lions skipper leave, saying earlier: "If the player wants to go - if any player wants to leave - then I'm comfortable with that".

With Wayne Rooney being linked to a move to MLS, the FC panel discuss which destination will suit the Evertonian best in the twilight of his career.

"Wayne is the leading goalscorer but quite a few of those are penalties so that is the main aim if you are going to finish higher in the league".

"We talk to the player about that situation, whoever it might be, and say levels have to be lifted".

"I have had to come here and work hard and get fit, make sure that I keep performing to play well".

"If you watch Lionel Messi play football in a live game you can not believe how many times he stands still in a football match".

He added: "Wayne is a special player but if any player wants to leave they can, in my opinion".

The Englishman is well loved by the club's supporters but his class doesn't impress many others who perhaps don't watch him on a regular basis.

"You're talking about a Southampton or Huddersfield; the type of teams that are struggling right now".

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