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Reports: Rooney Pulled Out Of Man Utd Pre-Season Tour

Reports: Wayne Rooney Pulled Out Of Manchester United's Pre-Season Tour

By Keegan Kruger - Jul 05, 2017 02:59 PM @KeeganKruger

Wayne Rooney has reportedly been withdrawn from Manchester United's pre-season tour of the United States.

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According to The Sun, the 31-year-old is on the verge of returning to his former club Everton, which is apparently why he has been taken out of the touring party.

The Red Devils are expected to leave for the US, where they will play against LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Manchester City and FC Barcelona, on Sunday.

Sources close to both clubs say the deal is definitely on, with a lot of progress said to have been made over the past 24 hours.

Rooney joined the Old Trafford club from the Toffees 13 years ago, for a then record fee of £26.5 million (R455 million).

There were rumours the England international would look to join either an MLS club or Chinese Super League team, but those reports seem to have died down.

Since moving to Manchester, the striker has gone on to become United's all-time leading goalscorer, with 253 strikes.

It is believed that Rooney agreed to an Everton return after a holiday with his family, during which he discussed his future with his wife.

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The Englishman made 39 appearances for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League champions last season, scoring eight goals and assisting 10 further strikes.

Do you think Rooney will leave the Old Trafford club in this window? Have your say in the comment section below. 


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Pres4life Joined: 17 Nov 2015
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Pres4life Jul 06, 2017 08:47 AM
Rooney was given enough opportunity, he is just way past his best
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jul 05, 2017 06:32 PM
Mourinho didn't gave rooney a real chance actualy!
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Dancle Jul 05, 2017 05:56 PM
@zimbabwean33 mou killed captain england psychological bcas he ddnt join Chelsea when mou was in the blues he used injuries as a weapon rooney has be there 4 man u 4 years he was part of reds success all there way
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zimbabwean33 Jul 05, 2017 04:28 PM
rooney is finished mou gave him a chance and he failed dismally
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Xolisa{khosificated} Jul 05, 2017 04:23 PM
Mou is killing this man. Rooney is stil the best.
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@Ntlola_ Jul 05, 2017 03:37 PM
Rooney should just go back to Everton, give them two years of his legs and retire. He's had a brilliant career. Coming from a LFC fan you must know it's true...

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