About two months ago, Wayne Rooney and his agent, Paul Stretford, approached D.C. United executives to initiate conversations about the long-term future. Rooney was not even one year into his MLS coaching tenure, but with his guaranteed contract due to expire in December, he wanted to begin talking about 2024 and beyond.
Since that initial outreach, however, there have been no further discussions.
“I am slightly disappointed and frustrated there has been no contact for two months,” Rooney told The Washington Post. “We asked about a new deal. We can sit down and talk about it.