Did Wayne Rooney's own son leak managerial move to Birmingham City?

Wayne Rooney, Major League Soccer (MLS) All Stars Coach and current DC United Coach, walks on the pitch during a Major League Soccer (MLS) All Stars training session at American University in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2023. The MLS All Stars will play a friendly match against English Premier League's Arsenal FC on July 19, 2023. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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Wayne Rooney has become the favourite to become the next permanent Birmingham City manager, a day after his 13-year-old son, Kai, gave a major indication over his next career move. 

After mutually agreeing to leave MLS side DC United on Saturday, speculation has intensified over the possibility of Rooney returning to English football as a manager. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.