#TransferNews: Rooney Joins Everton, Thanks Manchester United For 13 Years
Wayne Rooney has thanked Manchester United and its fans, after securing a return to his boyhood club of Everton.
The Manchester United captain left the Merseyside club when he was 18 years old and returns to the club after 13 years.
Jose Mourinho and Ed Woodward spoke highly of Wayne Rooney, who won 12 trophies at the club.
And the 31-year-old sent his own personal farewell to his old team-mates, coaches and fans, writing on Instagram: “Just want to say a massive thank you to everybody at Manchester United.
“Thanks to the boards over the years, the managers and coaches I’ve played under, the staff I’ve worked with, the team mates I’ve played alongside, and finally the amazing fans that I’ve been lucky enough to have played for.
“Thanks for the memories!”