Speaking with BT Sport former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has admitted he hopes to one day manage the club.
The Englishman was part of the pundit team who covered Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first match on Saturday as they convincingly beat Cardiff City 5-1.
Rooney had plenty of praise for the Norwegian but has revealed his own intentions of taking charge of United having previously stating his desire to become a manager in the future.
Solskjaer has taken over from Jose Mourinho as caretaker manager after the Portuguese was sacked in the wake of the loss to Liverpool.
The club legend has a handful of months to convince the board to make his role a permanent one and Wayne has wished him plenty of luck.
Rooney: “I’m currently doing my coaching badges. If i’d like to manage United? Of course, one day that would be the absolute dream. It’s a massive club.” #mufc [BT]
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Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly the favourite to land the job in the summer with Ed Woodward said to be preparing a restructure of thee club to help smooth things along.
The Red Devils are reportedly searching for a director of football as they hope to modernise the club with Paul Mitchell the favourite for that position.
Fans have been divided over whether they prefer Ole to hold onto the job if he proves successful or to hand the reigns to Pochettino as planned.