With Wayne Rooney’s return to former club, Everton, Manchester United are going to have to appoint a new club captain.
Rooney not only leaves behind his captaincy but also a legacy, becoming the clubs record goal scorer with a total of 253 goals during his thirteen year tenure with the reds.
Everton confirmed the move yesterday and Wayne took to social media to state his excitement to be back in blue.
Twitter: RT @WayneRooney: Excited to be back at @Everton. Can’t wait to meet up with @RonaldKoeman and the lads! #EFC https://t.co/0CjD0i1aXg (@Everton)
Whilst Rooney moves to Everton on a free, Manchester United are set to announce Romelu Lukaku for a record fee after he completed his medical in Los Angeles today.
Now Jose is set the tough task of assigning a new captain at United, someone who will join a prestigious list of captains, a list which includes big names such as Gary Neville, Roy Keane and Bryan Robson.
So here at Transfer News Central we evaluate the candidates for the next Manchester United captain by giving them a grade in terms of suitability.