LA interested in Rooney.

Los Angeles FC owner Tom Penn has revealed he is keen on signing Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney.

Penn, who reckons 'Rooney is an example of the calibre of player' they need, is willing to bring the 31-year-old to the MLS in 2018.

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"Wayne Rooney is an example of the calibre of player we are looking to bring to LA FC," Penn told ESPN FC. "He is one of 10 names we are looking at, but we are a long way from signing anybody up right now.

"We are still 18 months away from our first MLS game, so we will see if players of Rooney's status and reputation are interested.

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"But LA FC is a club with the ambition to match its surroundings, so it is important for us to attract players with a global reputation."

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