Derby County transfer news: Phillip Cocu speaks on Rooney Derby County player-coach link

Derby County transfer news: Phillip Cocu speaks on Rooney Derby County player-coach link

Former Manchester United man, Wayne Rooney sets to join League 1 side, Derby County as a player-coach.

Wayne Rooney would be getting an opportunity to chase his management career as he would be joining Dutch Phillip Cocu in the management seat of League 1 side, Derby County.

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Rooney had earlier indicated his interests of becoming a manager someday. The all-time English goal scorer has been an admirer of Van Gaal’s management philosophy and would be getting a chance to implement all he’s learnt.

Although Wayne Rooney hasn’t written-off his playing career after his side was thrashed by Atletico Madrid in a Friendly 4-0 victory. Wayne really spent the pre-season in style, moving from place to places, signing autographs, taking selfies with fans and as well taking part of a skill test challenge.

The 33-year-old would be announced by Derby County in no distance time if only things go as planned to give him a chance to develop his management skills.

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Derby County manager who is preparing to be joined with Wayne Rooney disclosed via Skysports that he’s open to receiving the Englishman.

“At the moment I can’t say anything. Like I said before the game we are working on completing the team. It isn’t complete yet. I cannot say anything about names before things are done.” Cocu told Skysports.

“We have a lot of players we think could be an asset for the team. You always try to get the best you can with the resources at the club. A few more days then hopefully I can say something more.” He ended.

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The Dutch man succeeded current Chelsea manager who left Derby to join his former club Chelsea as a permanent manager and has been putting out good management skills since taking over with a recent 2-1 victory over Premier League relegated side, Huddersfield.

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