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Daniel Sturridge ‘in talks’ to replace Wayne Rooney at DC United

Daniel Sturridge 'in talks' to replace Wayne Rooney at DC United


Daniel Sturridge is reportedly in talks to replace Wayne Rooney at DC United.

Former Liverpool striker Sturridge is without a club after leaving Anfield in the summer after six years on Merseyside.

The 29-year-old is weighing up offers from 13 clubs across the globe as he looks to kick-start his career after an injury-hit few years.

And it has emerged MLS outfit DC United want to bring him in to add a star-name to their squad ahead of Wayne Rooney’s impending departure.

The ex-Manchester United star will leave at the end of the season to take up a player-coach role at Championship outfit DC United.

ESPN claims the Washington-based club have already identified Sturridge as a possible replacement for his former England team-mate.

DC United are eyeing Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge 'in talks' to replace Wayne Rooney at DC United
Wayne Rooney will be leaving DC

However, they face some stern competition, with clubs in the Spain, Italy and France all also allegedly showing interest.

Real Betis, Bologna, Marseille and Besiktas are named as clubs who are stewing over a swoop, as well as an offer from Qatar.

Fenerbahce are willing to splash £60,000-a-week to land Sturridge who has eight goals in 26 senior England appearances.

Daniel Sturridge 'in talks' to replace Wayne Rooney at DC United
Sturridge will reportedly decide on his future this week

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Former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli is in charge of transfer at Fenerbahce.

Sturridge has recently been cleared to resume his football career after a ban for breaching betting regulations.



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