Barnsley Set to Sign John Rooney: Wayne Rooney’s Brother to Make Championship Move

Former New York Red Bulls midfielder set for English return.

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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.


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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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