The club statement confirmed that in accepting the manager’s role, Rooney had “elected to call time on his illustrious playing career to fully focus on his job”
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The deal has been agreed in principle following talks held by Derby owner Mel Morris with Derventio Holdings Limited, which is controlled by Sheikh Khaled’s Bin Zayed International LLC.
Rooney, a player-coach at Championship side Derby County, played in Derby’s 1-0 home defeat by Watford on Friday, a day after the friend visited him at his home.
The 24-year-old had moved to the Cherries from Liverpool in 2016 for a then club-record fee of £15 million.
The former Liverpool youngster is set to undergo a medical at Derby County ahead of signing a two-year deal at the Championship club, says the Telegraph.
The Rams, according to reports, are closing in on the signing of Ibe, with the Liverpool Academy product currently undergoing a medical.
Villa had only earned promotion back to the Premier League last season following a three-year absence with victory over Derby County in the lucrative Championship play-off final at Wembley.
The Canaries are battling relegation in the Premier League but overcame Tottenham Hotspur in the last round, when United cruised past Derby County.
The Man United striker scored two goals in the 3-0 FA Cup fifth round win over The Rams at the iPro Stadium in March.
The Nigerian international demonstrated his potency in front of goal by netting either side of half-time to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals for the sixth successive season.
United’s all-time top scorer was the centre of attention as the Rams skipper looked to help the mid-table Championship side spring a surprise at a sold-out Pride Park
The Nigerian believes Red Devils all-time leading goalscorer, who joined the Championship side in January, has boosted the Rams with his experience and fighting qualities
Former Nigerian international, Efe Ambrose, has joined Livingston on an 18-month contract.
Former England captain Wayne Rooney failed to inspire his Derby County side as they were held to a 0-0 draw away to fourth tier Northamption on Friday.
Wayne Rooney helped Derby County dump Crystal Palace out of the FA Cup in a game that saw a referee issue a red card after using a touchline VAR monitor for the first time in English football.
Although the former Derby County boss is still winless as Blues manager, last Sunday’s fixture once again had enough bright sparks to suggest that the 41-year-old will have a successful tenure at the club where he made more than 600 appearances
The 38-year-old last played for Derby County last season, having been signed on a short term deal in January by former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard
Derby County have completed the sensational signing of Wayne Rooney on an 18-month contract from DC United, with the former England captain joining the club in January 2020.
British media reported on Monday that the 33-year-old was in advanced talks to join the second-tier club despite having two years remaining on his contract with MLS side DC United.
The Championship (second tier) club said in a statement the decision was to allow Lampard’s discussions “to be concluded as soon as possible”.