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Wayne Rooney signs for Derby as player-coach

Published on August 6, 2019 - Duration: 00:52s

Wayne Rooney signs for Derby as player-coach

Wayne Rooney will join Derby as a player-coach from January, the Championship side have announced.

The 33-year-old former England international has signed an 18-month contract and will switch to the Pride Park side after he sees out the remainder of the 2019 Major League Soccer season with DC United.

Derby boss Phillip Cocu told the clubโ€™s official website: โ€œWayne Rooney is an extremely talented and top-class footballer."

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