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Nobody can believe the wages Wayne Rooney will earn upon his Everton return

Toffees will land the striker for free but continue paying him his current £250,000-a-week wages

Once a blue, always a blue… except for a long spell as a red.

Wayne Rooney will make a sensational return to Everton by the end of this week.

After 13 years at Old Trafford, the club’s all-time leading scorer is set to return to his boyhood club after falling down the pecking order at Man United.

The kid is coming home

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The kid is coming home

Rooney has been withdrawn from the Man United squad that will head to the USA on Sunday for their pre-season tour.

Sources close to both clubs say the move is on and the word from Old Trafford last night was that the deal was all but done.

The 31-year-old said yes to the deal after a summer break when he discussed his future with wife Coleen and other family members.

There was no offer from the MLS and England’s 53-goal record scorer did not want to uproot his family to China.

Everton was always his preferred option.

All this photo does is remind us of how high Gabriel Heinze wore his shorts

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All this photo does is remind us of how high Gabriel Heinze wore his shorts

Incredibly, the Toffees are prepared to offer Rooney £250,000-a-week wages as they’ll sign him for free.

This revelation has come as a shock to many fans…

Ronald Koeman has been spending the expected Romelu Lukaku cash this transfer window, bringing in five players already this summer, including keeper Jordan Pickford, defender Michael Keane and midfielder Davy Klaassen.

Remember the name…

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Remember the name…

It is believed United will allow Rooney to go on a free provided he does not ask that the final two years of his contract are paid up.

His £250,000-a-week tab will be picked up by Everton on a two-year deal, with an option of a further year.


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