Everton’s door open for Rooney stay, says Silva
Everton Everton’s door open for Rooney stay, says Silva Joe Wright 22:16 6/4/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Everton DC United MLS Premier League Transfers The new Goodison Park boss is not about to push the former England captain out of the exit New Everton manager Marco Silva says Wayne Rooney will have the final say on whether or not he joins DC United.The former England captain has held talks with the MLS club over the prospect of joining on a two-year deal worth a reported $5 million (£3.8m) annually.Silva, who was named the club’s new boss on May 31, plans to speak with Rooney in the coming days but insists his future will be left up to him. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now He added that the 32-year-old will be welcome to return to the club at any time if he decides to leave.”It’s something that had started when I arrived,” he told a news conference. “We will talk with him. We need to understand everything.”The door is open anytime for him to return. We’ll talk and see what is happening. It’s Wayne’s decision.”Sporting director Marcel Brands also encouraged Rooney to consider coming back to Everton when he ends his career in the United States, if he chooses to accept DC’s offer.”There is a possibility he will leave,” he said. “He talks with DC, that is not a secret. We will also talk with him.”If he wants to make the move, then I can only say I hope he returns to Everton when he finishes in the MLS because he’s a legend of the club. I always did that at PSV. I will continue to do it here, to use the legends at the club.”Club-mate Theo Walcott has previously expressed his hope for Rooney to stay at the club.