The Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville was talking to Martin Tyler after Super Sunday on his podcast and had some advise for his old teammate Wayne Rooney.
“I would say take it… He wouldn’t ring me up to ask for advice for that, I think he’d jump at the chance.
“Wayne Rooney being asked to be Everton manager. Growing up as a fan and a kid there, going back at the end of his career. I don’t think it would take five minutes for him to go back…
“Whether that would be right for him now or not, whether it would work or not, I don’t know…
“I was listening to Steven Gerrard’s interview after the game, and I thought ‘He’s speaking well’… I think he’s absolutely outstanding in interviews, Gerrard. That goes beyond what he was as England captain.
“Rooney would have to come into the Premier League and do what Gerrard is doing now. He’d have the passion, he’s obviously got a grounding at Derby, so he’s getting a good experience.
“But he’d jump at the chance, of course. But I don’t know what they want or who they want or how they’re going to play, Everton. You can’t see a plan.
“I think they could get dragged into the relegation battle…”