Manchester United have already seen one legendary striker depart this summer, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s short time at Old Trafford brought to a premature end by injury, and another looks set to be on his way, with Wayne Rooney nearing the exit.
While Jose Mourinho remains frustrated at a lack of signings so far in this transfer window, as reported last night by Sam Wallace , the Sun reckon United’s all-time leading goal-scorer, Wayne Rooney, is all set for a ‘sensational’ return to boyhood club, Everton. Premier League done deals: each club’s confirmed summer transfers View Gallery Everton have been extremely busy already this summer , but reports suggest they will offer Rooney a whopping £250,000-a-week to come back to Goodison Park.
Having given Rooney his first chance as a teenager, Everton retain a special place in the striker’s heart, and he is said to have been withdrawn from United’s squad for their pre-season tour of the USA in order to complete his move.
Rooney still has two years to run on his current contract, but United are so keen to get him off the wage bill that they are said to be willing to allow Rooney to leave on a free. Rooney […]