By: Nkpata Ibinabo
Derby manager Wayne Rooney has rejected the managerial position at Everton, Sportivation.com.ng reports.
According to reports, the Manchester united Legend was in the running alongside a host of other managers to replace sacked manager Rafa Benitez.
Rooney rejected the chance as he plans to see out the season with his current club Derby County who, are locked in a relegation battle in the English Championship after 21 points were deducted from the club.
Speaking during an Interview, Wayne Rooney said: “Everton approached my agent and asked me to interview for the job. I turned it down. I believe I will be a PL manager and am ready for that 100%. But I have a job at Derby, which is important to me”.
The decision come as a huge boost to players of Derby county as they continue to fight for survival in the EFL championship.
Meanwhile, the Blue side of Merseyside continue their search with Caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson still in charge on an interim basis.