England's leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney announces move from Everton to MLS side DC United

London: England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney is set to leave Everton for a move to North American team DC United, the US club and the English Premier League outfit announced on Thursday.

Wayne Rooney is England's all time goalscorer, and will join a list of other English greats to have played in the MLS, including David Beckham, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. AP

Wayne Rooney  will join a list of other English greats to have played in the MLS, including David Beckham, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. AP

"Everton and Wayne Rooney have reached an agreement for the player to join MLS (Major League Soccer) side DC United on a permanent transfer," said a club statement.

"Rooney will complete the formalities of his move when the MLS transfer window opens on 10 July. From everyone at Everton, we thank Wayne for his service to the club and wish him every success in the next three-and-a-half years with DC United," said the statement.


Updated Date: Jun 28, 2018 21:13 PM

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