Wayne Rooney has entered the race to become the next Burnley manager. The record goal scorer did an incredible job of managing Derby County this year, despite the Clarets getting regulated. Sean Dyche was fired from the Burnley job last week after being there ten years and doing wonders with the north west club.
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Wayne Rooney favorite to become Burnley Manager
— 𝙇𝙞𝙖𝙢 (@VizehYT) April 15, 2022
— Man United News (@ManUtdMEN) April 15, 2022
Rooney one of the favourites for the Burnley job pic.twitter.com/5g99hauCie
— James Walker (@ReklaW_Twitch) April 15, 2022
Wayne Rooney on Burnley links: “It’s a compliment to me + staff getting linked with PL clubs. Have seen articles [saying] I have been linked. What is important is keeping this club in division. Long-term my future is linked to the takeover with Derby being completed.”
Could we see the former Manchester United and English striker make the move to Burnley?