Former New York Red Bulls midfielder set for English return.
Barnsley offer contract to Wayne Rooney’s brother John
Championship side Barnsley have offered forward John Rooney a contract until the end of the season, subject to international clearance.
The 21-year-old, who is the younger brother of England striker Wayne, has been on trial at the club after leaving American side Orlando City.
SOURCE: BBC Sport
This is interesting.
John Rooney had been struggling in the English leagues and having refused to sign a new contract with Macclesfield the youngster opted to pursue his career in the States and earned a contract with the MLS side New York Red Bulls before moving to USL Pro side Orlando City.
It seems his exploits Stateside have helped secure Wayne Rooney’s younger brother a move back to England with Championship side Barnsley.
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