Wayne Rooney wants to STAY and ‘rebuild the club’ despite derby relegation.

WAYNE ROONEY revealed he is proud of his players and the fight they have put up after Derby County were relegated to League One.

The Aries The relegation was confirmed after the 1-0 defeat at QPRwith Reading’s point trailing 4-1 against Swansea to bring Derby down.

Wayne Rooney said he wants to remain Derby boss


Wayne Rooney said he wants to remain Derby bossPhoto credit: Rex

Though I’m disappointed and sad that the inevitable day has come Rooney still sees the positives.

He commended fans for their unwavering support throughout the season in the face of severe adversity – with Derby being deducted 21 points over a financial irregularity and entering administration in September.

When asked how he felt after the descent, said Rooney: “Proudly. It’s a weird feeling because everything we’ve been through as a group, the development of the team has been really positive.

“I’ve never seen a team relegated and had such a reaction from the fans. I found it incredible.

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“Of course disappointed, sad, upset, but proud.”

Of course, following the relegation with the 36-year-old, Rooney was asked about his future at Pride Park in connection with the position of vacant manager at Burnley.

But Wazza is committed to Derby and has said he wants to rebuild the club – as long as a takeover makes such a goal possible.

“The takeover has to happen, if it doesn’t happen then I’m really scared for the club – where the club will end up.


“Obviously the club’s future is in doubt if it doesn’t happen, my future is in doubt if it doesn’t happen.

“If it happens, I want to rebuild the club. This is a special club, a big club, we are all proud to be here. I want to bring back those special days.

“I feel for the players, we have 52 points and would be safe under normal circumstances.” Wayne Rooney wants to STAY and ‘rebuild the club’ despite derby relegation.


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