Wayne Rooney’s surprise return to English football as a player-coach at Derby will shift attention to his post-playing future but the former England captain insists he still has plenty to offer on the pitch first.
Wayne Rooney said he had plenty of offers as he sought a return to England but the opportunity to work as a player-coach under Derby manager Phillip Cocu was “too great to turn down”.
Wayne Rooney revealed a move back to England was “too great to turn down” after agreeing a deal with Championship side Derby.
Wayne Rooney will join Derby as a player-coach from January, the Championship side have announced.
Derby owner Mel Morris has confirmed the club are attempting to finalise a move for former England captain Wayne Rooney.
Derby owner Mel Morris has admitted his club will face a “tough time” should manager Frank Lampard leave to join Chelsea.
Derby owner Mel Morris has stressed the club want to keep Frank Lampard as manager “for the long term” amid reported interest from Chelsea.