The England captain recently became Manchester United's all-time leading goalscorer, surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton with his 250th goal against Stoke last weekend.
Rooney has been the subject of interest from the Far East in recent months but has so far rejected the chance to leave Old Trafford.
A move to the MLS has also been mooted as a possible destination for when he decides to leave, but with no offers from the States Rooney is considering a switch to China.
Wayne Rooney is reportedly ready to quit Manchester United
Manchester United line-up predicted to face Wigan Athletic
Fri, January 27, 2017
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The report claims the former Everton striker could earn as much as £1m a week with Chinese clubs keen to land a marquee signing.
The 31-year-old has fallen down the pecking order under Jose Mourinho this term and now wants to cash in on his final few years.
He had been expecting to start United's EFL Cup semi-final second-leg tie against Hull last night with the Red Devils already 2-0 up.
But Rooney was snubbed by Mourinho and had to settle for a spot on the bench – and with first-team football still on his agenda a move to China is thought to be on his mind.
Wayne Rooney has struggled for game time under Jose Mourinho
Wayne Rooney hoped to start against Hull last night
The midfielder will also be concerned Mourinho is yet to trigger a one-year contract extension on his deal, having seen the likes of Marouane Fellaini, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Antonio Valencia all being handed extra seasons in recent weeks.
Rooney has 18 months left to run on his current deal with the Red Devils that already sees him earn £250,000 a week.
The England captain is expected to start in United's fourth round FA Cup tie with Wigan on Sunday (4pm).