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‘Everton might be better off without Rooney & Allardyce’

Opinions are certainly split after Wayne Rooney has agreed a deal in principle that could see him leave Everton for Major League Soccer side DC United this summer.

‘A huge loss to the Premier League’ or ‘goodbye to an ageing carthorse’ – opinions are certainly split after Wayne Rooney agrees a deal in principle that could see him leave Everton for Major League Soccer side DC United this summer in a £12.5m deal. Eleanor Olydroyd speaks to the BBC’s Simon Stone, American journalist Brian Straus and Henry Winter of The Times to discuss why Rooney’s fairytale return to Merseyside could end under a cloud. You'll also hear from Arsene Wenger during his final pre-match news conference as Arsenal manager, plus we round up the latest managerial ins and outs throughout the Football League.

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