The 36-year-old has been gaining plenty of attention over the past 12 months for his work in difficult circumstances at Derby County and is believed to be on a shortlist of candidates to replace Rafael Benitez as permanent manager at Goodison Park.
However, while few believe he would turn down the chance to manage the Blues if asked, Rooney insists that any approach would have to be made through the right channels.
"Of course Everton is a club I grew up supporting," he said in a press conference today.
"I'm flattered to get brought up in those conversations, but I know Everton know that to have any communication with me they have to go through the [Derby] administrators."
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1 Posted 21/01/2022 at 20:46:13
2 Posted 21/01/2022 at 20:48:40
3 Posted 21/01/2022 at 20:56:22
4 Posted 21/01/2022 at 21:34:27
5 Posted 21/01/2022 at 21:45:13
I keep thinking Ferguson might make the better manager, when I try and look for the pros & cons in this relationship, and I could imagine Rooney being fantastic on the training ground.
If Duncan, doesnt get the job, I think the only way he could stay at Everton yet again, is if he goes into a managerial role alongside Wayne Rooney, and this is another reason why Id be putting my money on him.
6 Posted 21/01/2022 at 22:01:06
7 Posted 21/01/2022 at 22:53:44
I think he was offered a job but turned it down? Rooney is for sure a gamble.. but with the names getting thrown about.. is a gamble that I'd be in favour for..but for it to work..Moshiri needs to take a big step back.
8 Posted 21/01/2022 at 23:08:56
He ticks a few boxes.
Inexperienced yes. But the experienced managers we'll get will typically already be failures.
9 Posted 23/01/2022 at 17:44:19
Once we are in the Championship, then bring Rooney in.
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