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Rooney considers England return as Derby offer player-coach role

Derby County are lining up a shock move for Wayne Rooney.

Rams owner Mel Morris wants the former Manchester United star to join the club as a player-coach, according to the BBC.

Morris believes Rooney can provide an extra push for Derby to secure promotion to the Premier League.

33-year-old Rooney has two years remaining on his contact with DC United.

Talks are at an early stage over a deal, with Derby confident Rooney will be tempted by the lure of a coaching role.


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