first_imgManchester United star Antonio Valencia drops major DC United transfer hint after Arsenal interest Valencia could link up with Wayne Rooney at DC United (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityOn Tuesday, Valencia retweeted and liked a post from a supporter who had quote-tweeted a report from Ecuador which read: ‘Based on a special request from one of them, the Manchester United goalscoring duo will become a reality again in the capital of the United States. Two-year contract about to be finalised with D.C. United.’Valencia has made just eight appearances for United this season and has been struggling to recover from a calf injury for several months.The 33-year-old is in his 10th season at United after joining in a £16 million deal from Wigan Athletic in 2009.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisement Antonio Valencia has hinted he’s off to Major League Soccer (Getty Images)Manchester United defender Antonio Valencia has hinted that he could be signing for Major League Soccer side DC United.The 33-year-old’s current contract expires at the end of the season and United have not taken their option for extending it for a further 12 months, which means he is set to leave on a free transfer this summer.Last month, the Ecuadorian’s father Luis Valencia confirmed that his son will be leaving Old Trafford and revealed that Arsenal were one of four teams interested in a deal.The Gunners are seeking defensive cover in the summer transfer window and with Unai Emery working with a restricted budget, Valencia would represent a cheaper alternative to other targets.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBut Valencia has hinted that his future could be alongside former United teammate Wayne Rooney in MLS. Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 9 Apr 2019 6:45 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisementlast_img

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