Transfer Update!! U.S Club DC United Confirms Interest In Ex Man United Striker Wayne Rooney
DC United boss Ben Olson has confirmed curiosity in Wayne Rooney however insists the deal to take him to MLS just isn’t but achieved.
Sky Sports News reported earlier this week precept settlement is in place for the 32-year-old to make £12m swap from Everton to the USA.
Olson was met at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport by a TMZ/Mega reporter on Friday and when first requested how the deal was going he mentioned: “I don’t know what you’re speaking about.
But when requested for a second time he replied: “Certainly the deal just isn’t achieved however clearly there’s some curiosity from our finish.”
A lot of MLS franchises held talks with Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford greater than a 12 months in the past earlier than England’s high goalscorer returned to Goodison Park from Manchester United.
But Sky Sports News understands the deal to maneuver to the US capital was drafted over the previous seven weeks with DC United’s chief government Jason Levein, who additionally part-owns Swansea, throughout a number of visits by Stretford to the US.
The settlement, which runs to the tip of the MLS season in 2020, is but to be signed, however SSN understands it could take a major change of coronary heart by Rooney and his household to cease the switch going forward.
Levein hopes former England captain Rooney can change into the membership’s marquee signing forward of a transfer on July 14 to their model new Audi Field stadium, within the coronary heart of town.