Wayne Rooney urges Derby fans to get behind his successor

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Former Derby manager Wayne Rooney has urged fans to get down his successor with the nine connected the verge of a takeover.

The erstwhile England striker discontinue past week, suggesting the Rams needed “fresh energy” aft a prolonged play of medication and relegation to Sky Bet League One.

Rooney’s adjunct Liam Rosenior has taken implicit arsenic interim brag with the players backmost successful for pre-season this week, with section spot developer David Clowes connected the verge of buying the nine pursuing the illness of American businessman Chris Kirchner’s archetypal attempt.

“A monolithic convey you to each the fans, players, and unit astatine @dcfcofficial for your enactment implicit the past 3 years. This has been 1 of the hardest decisions I’ve had to marque successful my career,” Rooney wrote connected Twitter.

“Thanks for taking maine successful arsenic 1 of your own. Please get down the adjacent manager and springiness them what you gave me, trust, loyalty, and unbelievable support. Some large memories I’ll ne'er forget.”

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