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‘Rooney is negotiating with several Chinese clubs’

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‘Rooney is negotiating with several Chinese clubs’

Wayne Rooney makes possible even this month the move from Manchester United to the lucrative Chinese Super League.

Various British media, including the BBC and Sky Sports report that the agent of the 31-year-old attacker is currently in China to negotiate with various clubs.

Allegedly his Guangzhou Evergrande, Beijing Guoan, Jiangsu Suning and Tianjin Quanjian in the market for Rooney, at Old Trafford still has a contract until mid-2019.

The rumours about a departure of Rooney to China have been in existence longer. The captain of the English national team is currently not a first choice among United-trainer José Mourinho.

Last month reached Rooney a special milestone at United, the club for which he is Everton in 2004 exchanged. With his 250e hit on behalf of the ‘Red Devils’ did he, Sir Bobby Charlton finished as top scorer of all times of the club.

Astronomical amounts

Chinese clubs made it to the last few months with astronomical amounts on foreign stars such as Oscar (eur 60 million), Axel Witsel (20 million euros), Graziano Pellè (15 million) and Carlos Tevez (10.5 million euros).

Also, among others, Romeo make trips, Tjaronn Chery, and following his departure to chelsea Nemanja Gudelj went in on lucrative offers.

The transfer market in China is still open through Tuesday, February 28, and the same goes for Russia for example. In the vast majority of European countries was the deadline on the night of 31 January to 1 march.

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