Wayne Rooney leaves Everton training complex early amid speculation on future

Sky Sports News reporter Alan Myers gives an update on Wayne Rooney's movements at Everton's training ground

Wayne Rooney left Everton’s training ground before the rest of the squad trained as rumours continue to swirl about his future at the club.

Rooney was at Everton’s Finch Farm training base on Friday morning, but left around midday while the rest of the squad headed out for a training session.

Earlier on Friday, boss Sam Allardyce said he was looking forward speaking with Rooney and insisted that the former England captain had not asked to leave the club.

Sky Sports News understands the 32-year-old has agreed in principle to make a £12m to Major League Soccer with DC United.

“My understanding is there seems to have been some negotiation somewhere along the line but as for clarity as to whether Wayne is staying or going we’ll see later on,” said Allardyce.

Everton manager Sam Allardyce says Wayne Rooney hasn't asked to leave Goodison Park but adds there have been negotiations 'somewhere along the line' with MLS side DC United.

“I’m comfortable with any player who wants to leave but let’s put this right. Wayne Rooney has not asked to leave and neither has Wayne Rooney had a confrontation with me.”

Allardyce was overseeing one of Everton’s final training sessions before their last Premier League game of the season, which comes at the London Stadium against West Ham on Sunday.