Everton won't stand in way of Rooney moving to DC United

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 05, 2018 09:16 AM
Everton won't stand in way of Rooney moving to DC United
FILE - Everton's Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Everton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — New Everton manager Marco Silva will not stand in Wayne Rooney's way if the striker wants to leave the English Premier League club for Major Soccer League's DC United.

The 32-year-old Rooney has been in talks with the Washington club despite spending only one season back at Everton after 13 years at Manchester United.

Silva says "we will talk with him but it is Wayne's decision."

Rooney has a season remaining on his Everton contract.

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