New DC United boss Wayne Rooney is raring to bolster his squad and is contemplating a shock transfer for one in all Manchester United’s struggling stars, in line with stories.
The previous Derby County supervisor was appointed because the Washington-based workforce’s head coach final week, returning to the Main League Soccer membership the place he spent two seasons as a participant within the twilight of his profession.
Rooney has already turned his consideration to new signings and, in line with The Sun, wish to be reunited with one in all his outdated United team-mates: Phil Jones.
The DC United boss has been linked with some stellar names, equivalent to former Barcelona and Liverpool frontman Luis Suarez – who’s at the moment a free agent.
However Rooney needs to usher in gamers ‘with some extent to show’ and feels Jones matches the invoice completely, with the 30-year-old having endured an extremely tough time at Previous Trafford over the previous few years.
The defender has been plagued with accidents, making simply six appearances within the Premier League for the reason that begin of the 2019-20 marketing campaign.
Successive United managers haven’t been in a position to depend on him and he will fall even additional down the pecking order when the membership full the signing of Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.
However Rooney stays a giant believer in Jones’ skill as a footballer and desires to ‘rescue’ him from his tough scenario at United, having additionally tried to carry him to Derby on mortgage final season.
Again then, Jones needed to show he nonetheless had a future at Previous Trafford however, after being unnoticed of United’s pre-season tour of Asia and Australia, he is more and more resigned to the actual fact he might want to depart the membership to get his profession again on observe.
Though Jones nonetheless has one 12 months left on his contract, United wouldn’t stand in his manner if Rooney manages to persuade him to maneuver to america.
In truth, the Pink Devils could be more than pleased to get his £100,000-a-week wages off the desk and would solely ask for a nominal payment – if that – from DC United.
Jones will not be the one one in all Rooney’s outdated United team-mates to make the swap to Washington, with the previous England striker additionally opening talks to try and lure Jesse Lingard to MLS.
Though the free agent has gives on the desk from Premier League golf equipment, Lingard has welcomed the curiosity and may very well be tempted by a reunion with Rooney within the States.
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