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DONE DEAL: Wayne Rooney leaves Manchester United

United's captain and record goalscorer has returned to his boyhood club Everton.

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It is the end of an era. After 559 apperances and 253 goals, Wayne Rooney's Manchester United career has concluded. United's captain will return to Everton on a free transfer, some 13 years after he left.

Just in case you weren't paying attention, a quick recap. Rooney arrived at United as a teenager of apparently limitless potential, and leaves as a careworn veteran, as United's record goalscorer, and as a five-time Premier League champion. He's also won both domestic cups, both major European competitions, and picked up more than 100 caps and the captain's armband for England. However you slice it, that's pretty good.

Of course, over the last couple of seasons he's slowed down, both physically and in terms of his goalscoring, and the Rooney Question has become a vexing thread in the lives of United fans. Jose Mourinho answered it last season by relegating him to the substitute's bench, and has now answered it for good by letting him go.

We'll have lots and lots more Rooney content on the site over the next few days. In the meantime, please let us know your favourite moments, goals and otherwise, in the comments below.