Gylfi Sigurdsson is set to move to the MLS after he was released by Everton.

The midfielder will reunite with Wayne Rooney at DC United, according to The Sun.

Sigurdsson left Goodison Park this month after his contract expired – six years after joining Everton from Swansea City in a £45 million deal.

The former Tottenham Hotspur ace bagged 25 goals and 17 assists in the top flight before he was left out of their Premier League squad in 2021.

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The former Iceland international was frozen out on Merseyside having not played a single game since May 2021 and is now eager to return to the game.

Sigurdsson previously played alongside Rooney in Everton’s midfield for one season and the 37-year-old is now ready to bring his former teammate to the MLS.

The report claims that Sigurdsson was set to fly to Washington on Monday to complete the move, which would see him link up with Lewis O’Brien, Christian Benteke and Ravel Morrison.

Sigurdsson’s arrival could be a good signing for DC United, who are currently ninth in the Eastern Conference after finishing bottom of their division last season.

Gylfi Sigurdsson is one of a number of talents linked with an MLS switch

The MLS seems to be a very popular destination for veteran players this summer, with Gylfi Sigurdsson far from the first to be linked with a move.

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Sergio Busquets and Lionel Messi are set for a reunion of their own after both signing for Inter Miami, while Jordi Alba has also been linked with a move to David Beckham’s club.

Meanwhile, Jesse Lingered was also rumoured to be a target for Rooney, though the former Manchester United man quickly played them down.

The MLS seems to have been the final home for many footballers in previous years, with Kaka, Didier Drogba and Steven Gerrard all hanging up their boots after spells in North America.