Wayne Rooney speaks out on Manchester United managerial dream, backs Marcus Rashford to hit form

Wayne Rooney speaks out on Manchester United managerial dream, backs Marcus Rashford to hit form

Former England international Wayne Rooney has revealed that he wants to manage Manchester United in the future and backs Marcus Rashford to hit form.

Rooney has been impressive at Derby County, hoping to go against odds to keep the club in the Championship this season.

The former Man United forward has voiced out that his real intension behind his decision to enter management is to manage his old club, Manchester United, in the future.

The likes of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has achieved that dream when he was announced as Man United manager in 2018 after retiring as a United legend, though came short during his three-year stay at Old Trafford.

Now, Rooney believes he can be the next icon to manage The Red Devils, having played for the club.

Wayne Rooney: “The whole reason in me going into management is Manchester United.

“I got offered the job interview for the Everton job. I want to be Manchester United manager.

“I know I am not ready now but I have to plan everything I do to make sure one day it will happen.”

Source: The Sun

Wayne Rooney declined Sir Alex Ferguson's offer when he was at 14
Wayne Rooney declined Sir Alex Ferguson’s offer when he was at 14

 

Rooney also revealed that he turned Sir Alex Ferguson’s offer when the Man United legend came for his signature when he was 14.

Wayne Rooney: “Sir Alex ­Ferguson tried to sign me when I was 14.

“He was on the phone to my mum and dad. They said, ‘Alex is on the phone, Manchester United want to sign you’.

“I said, ‘Tell him to f*** off. I want to play for Everton’.

“Then as time went on, I knew I had to play for Alex Ferguson.

“The reason I signed for Man United was Alex Ferguson.”

Source: The Sun

Marcus Rashford has endured a frustrating season at Manchester United.

Wayne Rooney backs Marcus Rashford to hit form at Manchester United
Wayne Rooney backs Marcus Rashford to hit form at Manchester United

As a result, he has failed to be a regular starter between February and March under Ralf Rangnick, which did not only cost him a call-up to the England squad but also sparked speculation surrounding his future, with Arsenal and Barcelona showing interest.

Wayne Rooney added: “To get the record and be Manchester United highest goal scorer is f***ing massive.

“What I hope is that Marcus Rashford f***ing gets his head out of his a*** and goes and breaks that record. He is a Manchester lad.”

Source: The Sun