Previous
Kazakhstan
Latvia
1
1
FT
Game Details
Belgium
Iceland
0
0
ESPN3 LIVE 46'
Game Details
Croatia
Spain
0
0
LIVE 48'
Game Details
Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
0
0
LIVE 48'
Game Details
Greece
Finland
1
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Hungary
Estonia
1
0
LIVE 48'
Game Details
Andorra
Georgia
0
1
LIVE 46'
Game Details
Luxembourg
Belarus
0
1
ESPN3 LIVE 46'
Game Details
San Marino
Moldova
0
0
LIVE 48'
Game Details
Next
ChelseaChelsea
EvertonEverton
0
0
FT
Game Details
EvertonEverton
Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton & Hove Albion
3
1
FT
Game Details
ESPN FC  By ESPN

Wayne Rooney: I want to become the Everton manager one day

Wayne Rooney has expressed his wish to become the Everton manager one day and is keen to make inroads into coaching next season.

The former England international is top scorer for Everton this season and is set to be recalled to the starting line-up for Saturday's Premier League game against Crystal Palace.

Rooney, though, has already set sights on the next stage of his career. Speaking to the Telegraph, he talked about his future after retiring.

"The main thing I want to have a go at is management," he said. "I would love to stay at Everton in a coaching role or hopefully manager one day. It is something I want to do -- to stay involved, but if that is not possible I will look to see where the opportunities are for me. I am determined to become a manager.

"From next season I want to be doing some coaching sessions with the under-14s at Everton.

"It would be good to have all my badges by the time I have finished, but it is also about having the chance to carry on when I have so I can get straight into coaching."

Wayne Rooney moved back to his boyhood club Everton last summer.

However, Rooney said he is still focused on doing his best as a player for now.

"Obviously my first objective is to do well as a player over the next few years," he said. "Then I hope the role can grow into something beyond that. It is something I will talk about with the club when they and I feel the time is right."

He also admitted he is happy to have reached a significant milestone lat December.

"I was an Everton fan, so as a young Everton fan I was dreaming of scoring at Anfield for Everton," he said. "When I came back [to Everton] I was thinking about the chance to do that. So to do it this year fulfilled that."

Follow @ESPNFC on Twitter to keep up with the latest football updates.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.