Derby boss Wayne Rooney mentioned he hopes the membership’s relegation is on the thoughts of former proprietor Mel Morris.
Derby can be enjoying in League One subsequent season following their 1-0 defeat at QPR, ending their hopes of a exceptional nice escape having been deducted 21 factors earlier within the Championship marketing campaign.
This is the primary time Rooney has skilled relegation however after the match he acknowledged his intention to stay on the membership subsequent time period, assuming the membership’s new house owners need to hold him.
However, he couldn’t resist having a dig at Morris after their relegation was confirmed.
Rooney mentioned: “We’re choosing up the items of what was left behind.
“We’ve earned sufficient factors to be on this division subsequent season, we’ve performed some actually great things and developed younger, native gamers so, in that sense, the long run appears shiny.
“I do know Mel’s a giant Derby fan so I’m certain he’s sat round watching that upset. We are.
“We’ve finished all the pieces we will to not let this occur and we’ve labored extraordinarily laborious.
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“Hopefully he doesn’t have a good night’s sleep tonight and that plays on his mind because I think he needs to have a think about it.”
Derby have been in administration since September, with Quantuma, the membership’s directors, working laborious to discover a appropriate bidder for the membership.
talkSPORT reported earlier in April that regardless that American Chris Kirchner has been named the popular bidder, former Newcastle proprietor Mike Ashley nonetheless maintains a powerful curiosity within the membership.
Their relegation will throw up extra questions surrounding Rooney’s future and the Manchester United and England legend has been urged to ‘be careful’ about staying with the membership.
talkSPORT’s Andy Townsend warned Rooney concerning the risks of managing in League One, explaining the issues with dropping into the division as a ‘big club’.
“The season they’ve had, considering that, he will have learned an incredible amount,” Townsend informed talkSPORT.
“He’s in all probability acquired huge ambitions, however I feel you’ve acquired to be a bit cautious as a supervisor as a result of you possibly can’t go into League One or League Two as a giant title and discover it very tough to return on the market.
“There are there are managers which have tried to try this – Sol [Campbell] did it, didn’t he?
“He went into League One and League Two and didn’t get that gig that he was on the lookout for possibly additional up the pecking order.
“I think that there are factors for Wayne to consider.”
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