Earlier in the season, he was reported to have been offered insane money to move to China, but he ended up staying at Manchester United, only to finish their Premier League campaign with five goals and only 15 appearances in the starting lineup.
It’s still unclear where Wayne Rooney will be playing next season, but it looks like one thing can be considered certain, it will not be at Guangzhou Evergrande.
The head coach is more than satisfied with the current conditions of our domestic and foreign players
Evergrande vice president Liu Yongzhuo told Chinese media, referring to Luiz Felipe Scolari.
It was the Guangzhou club that had reportedly tried to sign Rooney earlier in the season, but that was before China’s Football Association imposed new regulations not only limiting the number of foreigners each team can have, but also discouraging them from spending stratospheric amounts of money on salaries.
As for what could be next for the United skipper, given that he is not going to play more next year at Old Trafford compared to last, he could end up accepting one of the MLS offers he has been made, or, according to reports, return to the club he started becoming famous with, Everton.