DERBY, England: Wayne Rooney outlined his want to change into a top-level supervisor like former England teammates Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard as he ready for his first match as interim coach of second-tier English membership Derby.
Derby fired former Netherlands worldwide Phillip Cocu after slipping to final place within the Championship and has turned to Rooney on a brief foundation.
His first sport in cost is in opposition to Bristol City on Saturday however the report scorer for Manchester United and England is considering for much longer time period, having been impressed by the appointments of Lampard at Chelsea and Gerrard at Scottish crew Rangers.
Ive made it fairly clear in the previous couple of years my ambition is to enter administration,” the 35-year-old Rooney mentioned, particularly with guys like Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Scott Parker (Fulham) all getting good jobs and doing rather well.
I wouldnt be an bold individual if I mentioned I didnt need the job.
Derby is awaiting the completion of a takeover bid led by Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan a member of the ruling household of the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the cousin of Manchester City proprietor Sheikh Mansour earlier than making its subsequent managerial transfer.
Rooney and his fellow coaches within the interim set-up Liam Rosenior, Justin Walker and Shay Given had an introductory video name with the possible new house owners this week.
Rooney stays a player-coach, however his acknowledged ambition suggests his enjoying days may very well be coming to an finish.
While Im on this place, Ill give myself a brand new three-year deal, he mentioned, laughing.
I do know Im within the twilight of my profession. Well have to attend and see what occurs shifting ahead. For now, Ive bought my toes in each dressing rooms, as a participant and attempting to assist lead the crew, and effectively see the place this takes us.
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