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Rooney admits wanting Man Utd job

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Wayne Rooney currently manages Derby County but often dreams about taking over the job at his beloved Manchester United.

Wayne Rooney has revealed that he would more than happy to take the managerial job at Manchester United in the near future.

The former Red Devils icon racked a glorious career of 13 years at Old Trafford. At the moment though, the 36-year-old runs Derby County and is facing the challenge to keep them in the Championship.

Regardless of his current focus, Rooney admitted that a return to the United dugout would mean the world to him. 

Rooney was asked by Sky Sports whether he would grab any opportunity to coach Man United. He said: “Of course I would. At the minute obviously my focus is on Derby County and staying up [in the Championship], but Manchester United and Everton are the two clubs that are very close to me.”

“Hopefully one day in the future I can manage one of those two clubs. It’d be a great achievement for me.”

Furthermore, Rooney also explained how his favourite club can once agains be brought to its deserved level.

The former striker added: “They’re obviously going through a difficult period. Whether it’s Rangnick or a new manager at the end of the season, they need someone to go in there and have time to build a squad.”

“I think the next three years certainly it’s going to be very difficult for them to win the Premier League. They need to give someone the time to build a squad and challenge for the big prizes.”