Wayne Rooney would be joining the Huddersfield of Major League Soccer if he completes a reported move to D.C United, Alexi Lalas believes.
The 32-year-old joined Everton ahead of the 2017/18 campaign and scored 11 goals before Christmas, but his fortunes have declined in recent times after being switched to more of a midfield position by Allardyce.
Regardless of instigating a attainable transfer away from Everton - it's understood proprietor Farhad Moshiri authorised approaches by membership officers to each DC United and golf equipment in China - there's now the distinct chance Rooney will likely be requested to stay on Merseyside subsequent season.
"My understanding is that there have been some negotiations", Allardyce told reporters at a news conference on Friday.
"Obviously I'd love him to stay, I remember having a conversation with him on the phone, he was one of the main players who got me here, so I am grateful for that, definitely".
When first asked about the deal, Olson told reporters in the U.S.: "I don't know what you're talking about".
'If any players want to leave, I'm always comfortable with any player who wants to leave or if any player doesn't want to leave. "We are two adults and we talk".
"Wayne is so level-headed", Allardyce added. As a professional he's been absolutely fantastic.
In data released by the MLS Players Association on Thursday, the top earner is Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco with a base salary of $5.6 million and overall compensation of $7.1 million.
Speaking about Carrick to ESPN, Rooney said: "Many people will say that he is underrated but to the lads in the dressing room, we knew his qualities and what he brought to the team".