Manchester United and England legend Wayne Rooney will tonight make his 120th and final international appearance against the United States at the home of football – Wembley Stadium.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, not one to shy away from speaking his mind, was unhappy with latest high-profile signing Bastian Schweinsteiger’s performance in the 3-1 International Champions Cup defeat of San Jose Earthquakes yesterday.
Maloney was nearing the end of his contract and after making 79 league appearances and scoring 14 goals, manager Malky Mackay decided the move was in the player’s and the club’s best interests.
The 30-year-old made 351 appearances during his career in England and joined the MLS side last summer where he has scored two goals in 14 appearances.
Zuculini, 21, is still awaiting Premier League ratification for his move from Racing Club in Argentina to join compatriots Willy Caballero, Martin Demichelis, Sergio Aguero and Pablo Zabaleta at the Etihad and wasted little time in notching City’s USA tour opener, hooking the ball home after three minutes.
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Goals from Bruno Zuculini, Boyata, Aleksandar Kolarov and Nigerian Kelechi Icheanacho wrapped up the match against their MLS opponents for City’s first game of their USA tour.
Manchester United and City will jet off to the States in the coming weeks for pre-season tours in preparation for the new Premier League season.
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