The Chester, England-born former footballer, who retired following a knee injury last summer, met with WWE representatives during the company's European tour last month.
“Looking forward to a new job @WWE Swapping two posts and a net, with four posts & ropes- USA bound,” Tomlinson tweeted.
In response to messages of good luck from followers of his former football teams Tomlinson stated, “Big thankyou for all the supportive msgs. #WWE #tomoOnTour."
StaffsLive.co.uk has published an article concerning the news.