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Digest: English star Wayne Rooney, D.C. United inch closer to deal

Digest: English star Wayne Rooney, D.C. United inch closer to deal

Wayne Rooney and D.C. United have resolved major issues in their negotiations and could soon finalize a deal that clears the way for the English soccer superstar to join the Major League Soccer club this summer, sources close to the talks told The Washington Post. The sides continue to work though minor matters, and barring significant setbacks, the 32-year-old attacker seems likely to visit Washington in the next two weeks for closing meetings and a physical. United executives have not commented on their pursuit of Rooney, the all-time leading scorer for Manchester United and the English national team. However, during D.C.'s visit to Salt Lake City over the weekend,...

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