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Wayne Rooney (Everton to Manchester United)

After breaking through phenomenally at Premier League rivals Everton, Manchester United secured the £27m signing of 18-year-old striker Wayne Rooney in August 2004.

The England international went onto become The Red Devils’ all-time leading goalscorer, surpassing the legendary Sir Bobby Charlton, before returning to his boyhood Toffees earlier this summer on a free transfer.

Rooney scored 253 goals in all competitions for United overall; winning five Premier League titles, three League Cups, the FA Cup, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League, among many other honours.

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