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OFFICIAL: Wayne Rooney returns to England to become player-coach

OFFICIAL: Wayne Rooney returns to England to become player-coach

Legend of Manchester United, Wayne Rooney officially returned to England to take on the role of player-coach at Derby County.

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has joined Derby County (the team is playing in the Second Division - Championship) as a coach and assistant coach. Derby County home page officially confirms the above information.

Frank Lampard's old club home wrote: "Derby County is pleased to announce that it has signed a successful contract with the most scorer for England Waney Rooney and will join the team in 2020".

Head coach Philip Cocu shared on the day announcing the event: "This is an interesting thing for the team. He will give the team strength and experience. He has a great career in the career in general and England in particular".

The chairman of the team, Mel Morris, is also pleased to announce: "It is unbelievable to get Rooney to join the team as a player and coach. This excitement will create a good effect for the team".