Manchester United’s captain and record goalscorer still has an uncertain future at Old Trafford.
Jose Mourinho has left the door open in recent weeks to the 31-year-old leaving for the Far East.
And according to The Times, Rooney is coming to terms with his United career potentially coming to an end.
It is said the England captain has told friends he may leave the Red Devils this summer, but an exit sooner is also possible.
Wayne Rooney has struggled to nail down a place in Manchester United's starting XI this season
Rooney is ruling out a return to Goodison Park
The Chinese Super League’s transfer window runs until the end of February (28).
And Rooney is apparently not ignoring the prospect of heading to China before that deadline, with strong interest held in the United legend.
Even though the Premier League window shuts today at 11pm, United can still sell Rooney to China during the next month.
However, another suggested destination is off the forward’s radar, as Rooney is ruling out a return to Goodison Park.
Wayne Rooney is mulling over his Manchester United future
Sir Bobby Charlton presents Wayne Rooney with trophy
Sun, January 29, 2017
Sir Bobby Charlton has presented Wayne Rooney with a trophy for beating his Man Utd goalscoring record
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Wayne Rooney presented with goalscoring record trophy by Sir Bobby Charlton
Wayne Rooney won't link up with Ronald Koeman at Everton after ruling out a return as his next move
Everton boss Ronald Koeman has expressed interest this season in landing the Toffees academy product.
But Wayne Rooney will not make that his next move, while serious consideration is being given to uprooting to China.
The Times add that a host of clubs in the Chinese Super League are willing to at least match his £300,000-a-week wages being earned at United.