Wayne Rooney comments on another Everton return

Wayne Rooney of Everton celebrates as he scores their third goal from the penalty spot as Lukasz Fabianski of Swansea City (1) looks dejected during the Premier League match between...

Wayne Rooney is eyeing up a move back to Everton as a coach.

D.C. forward Wayne Rooney (9) celebrates a 2nd half goal that he scored on a free kick during  DC United's defeat of the Portland Timbers 4-1 in Washington, DC on August 15, 2018.

Wayne Rooney has suggested that he would like to become a coach at Everton on Eddie Hearn’s No Passion, No Point radio programme, which was broadcasted by the BBC.

Rooney had two stints at Everton as a player and still holds the club he developed at in high regard.

The striker only left Goodison Park in 2018, but he is already eyeing a return to Everton as a coach in the future.


He said, when asked if he’d like to go back to the Toffees and start his coaching career: “At Everton? It would be nice. You love your family unconditionally. It’s like that with Everton. It’s the team I’ll always love and grew up supporting. That’s in you.”

Everton fans would surely be receptive to taking Rooney back in a coaching role, given his vast experience in the game.

Wayne Rooney of DC United during the MLS match between DC United and Colorado Rapids at Audi Field on July 28, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Rooney is currently playing football in America for DC United and he has done an impressive job in MLS.

Rooney has scored 20 goals in 35 appearances for DC so far.

The former Everton man has not announced his retirement plans, but he is now 33, so may not play for too many more years.

Wayne Rooney of Everton looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

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