Wayne Rooney returns to MLS with DC United

Wayne Rooney returns to MLS with DC United

Wayne Rooney has been named manager of DC United, the major league soccer club announced on Tuesday.

Rooney, 36, resigned as Derby County manager last month after being disqualified from the championship with the club last month – a 21-point cut after keeping Derby in administration.

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The former Manchester United striker played 52 matches for DC in the two-year period 2018-20, scoring 25 goals.

After winning just five of 17 games this season, England’s all-time leading scorer MLS joined DC United on the second floor of the Eastern Conference.

Jason Levine and Steve Kaplan said, “Wayne is a legend in football and one of the most exciting and dynamic managers in our sport. He has already proved in his young coaching career that he knows how to lead a team in adverse conditions. Co-President of DC United. “He has an understanding of our league and what it takes to be successful in Major League Soccer. Thank you for being with us for two years as a player. The passion he showed in black and red made our city and our club electric. Send him

Rooney replaces Hernan Losada, who was sacked in April. DC United is managed by interim manager Chad Ashton.

The Washington D.C. club is tied with Chicago with the lowest score in the MLS, with just 17 of those matches.

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