Unsworth: Man Utd's Rooney could finish career with Everton

Former Everton defender David Unsworth can see Manchester United star Wayne Rooney returning to Goodison Park. The defender was still at Everton when Rooney was breaking through.

Former Everton defender David Unsworth can see Manchester United star Wayne Rooney returning to Goodison Park.

The defender was still at Everton when Rooney was breaking through.

Unsworth told the Sunday Telegraph: “I will never forget Wayne’s first session. He came in as a 15-year-old, training with the seniors, and it was a 'wow’ moment. 'Cocky’ is the wrong word, but there was an aura about him then.

"I saw his desire. He knew he could compete at this level. He had everything: he could compete physically, run, got a trick, clever, can finish.

“Wayne’s a nice guy as well. People don’t see that side. I know he’s had his issues. I’ve been to United a couple of times to watch training. Wayne was straight over to say 'hello’, have a chat, nothing 'big time’.

"I’m an Everton fan – so is Wayne. Once a Blue always a Blue – he made that famous didn’t he? He might end up back there at the end of his career."

 
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