Wayne Rooney is revved up for a giant season with DC United within the MLS – regardless of being on wished lists again dwelling.
The Manchester United and England legend has been backed by the Washington membership to usher in a handful of latest gamers and remains to be chasing a pair extra.
Regardless of a sluggish begin with an inherited squad Rooney has resisted the lure of a return to British soccer however that is his key marketing campaign.
Friends say he was disenchanted to depart Derby however is delighted with how issues are going particularly the performances of the gamers he had highlighted as an important a part of the squad improvement for League One.
Rooney has been linked together with his beloved Everton and likewise had earlier contact with different golf equipment however his focus has been on the MLS – and he is aware of what’s on the road this 12 months.
Present Everton supervisor, Frank Lampard, is below growing strain because the membership is presently in a relegation battle.
There have been requires him to be sacked they usually obtained even louder following the 2-0 defeat to fellow strugglers West Ham.
Final season within the MLS, Rooney’s DC completed backside of the Japanese Convention division.
The membership’s performances did enhance after his arrival however failed to maneuver up the desk and towards the playoffs.
Rooney will likely be aiming for the next spot within the desk this season as new arrivals Christian Benteke, Ravel Morrison and Mateusz Klich have strengthened the squad.
DC will first have 4 club-friendly matches towards Charlotte, Vancouver, LAFC, and San Jose.
The MLS season will then begin with a house fixture towards Toronto on February 26.