Wayne Rooney is persuaded he is still sufficient to play Premier League football.
Rooney as of late joined Derby County from MLS group DC United. In addition, with his 18-month contract at Pride Park authoritatively starting in January.
The 34-year-old will be a player-mentor with the Rams. He viewed him lose 1-0 at home to Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday. Also, he has conceded he might want to move into the board one day.
Be that as it may, Wayne Rooney still has aspirations to play in the Premier League, with his second spell at Everton enduring not exactly a year following his arrival to Goodison Park in July 2017 after 13 years spent at Manchester United.
“Despite everything I believed I could do it when I was at Everton. Yet others settled on their choices on that,” Wayne Rooney said.
“Presently my desire is to get Derby back in the Premier League and ideally have my influence there for them.
“Ryan Giggs had the option to play into his late thirties in the Premier League. In addition, and Gareth Barry says he needs to do it at 40.
“It’s essential to get the football. It isn’t tied in with running around, it is tied in with thinking carefully to play the game.
“At times that gets lost, since you don’t score the same number of goals or whatever. Given the correct group around me, at that point, I could at present play in the Premier League.
“The two groups I played for in the Premier League were Manchester United and Everton. I am at Derby now, and ideally, we can arrive with them.”
The previous England striker is the second-most noteworthy goalscorer in Premier League history. Wayne Rooney scored 208 goals positioning him behind just Alan Shearer. Meanwhile, Alan Shearer scored 260 goals in the top division.
Rooney needs to join the developing gathering of youthful English chiefs when his playing days are finished, as opposed to work in punditry.
The previous England chief will be two or three months short of his 35th birthday celebration when his 18-month contract at Derby – which starts toward the beginning of one month from now – terminates.
Individual previous England internationals Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Scott Parker are among those to as of late land administrative occupations at club level, while John Terry is on the instructing staff at Aston Villa.