Wayne Rooney is being considered to take over the managerial position at Derby County with current manger under pressure, Breaking Sport News reports.
The former Manchester United player is currently still playing active football with him set to retire.
Derby County has been on a poor run of form this season with Philip Cocu currently under pressure to perform.
The Championship side was being handled by Frank Lampard who took them to playoff but lost to Aston Villa.
He left and headed for Chelsea where he currently is their manager and has been good so far.
Wayne Rooney is being lined up to become Derby manager, claims The Sun, with pressure building on Phillip Cocu.
Defeat to Watford on Friday could see the Rams make a change which will see them promoting Rooney.
The Manchester United and England legend is ready to step up from a player-coach role to a full time manager.
They currently sit 20th in the Championship table after four matches gone with them being able to gather just 3 points.
They go up against Watford next with a win needed as the pressure still on the current manager of Derby.
A loose might be the end of the road for Philip Cocu which he will be forced to leave while his position will be handed out.