As his wife is keen for family to be reunited the striker, 33, is thought to be in talks with Derby County.
Wayne Rooney could return to English football from the States because wife Coleen wants to bring their children up in the UK.
Wayne, 33, is said to be in talks with Derby County over a potential player-coach role.
The ex-England captain plays for DC United in Major League Soccer for a reported £300,000 a week and has scored 25 goals in 43 games.
But it is claimed the mum to their boys Kai, nine, Klay, six, Kit, three, and 17-month-old Cass is unsettled.