Man Utd icon Wayne Rooney lands BBC Sport position after Birmingham City sacking

Wayne Rooney will seem as a pundit within the BBC’s upcoming FA Cup protection.

Much has been stated of the Manchester United legend’s rapid future ever since he was brutally sacked as Birmingham City supervisor. Rooney, 38, was relieved off his duties by the Midlanders’ three months after he signed a three-and-a-half yr contract with the membership.

There had been murmurs the previous England captain might step into the boxing ring as he was linked with an outrageous transfer into the Misfits scene. But whereas he won’t be strapping on a pair of gloves any time quickly, he might discover himself verbally sparring with different former footballers within the tv studio.

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While asserting his new position, Rooney stated: “Watching the BBC’s coverage of the FA Cup every year was always very special growing up. I’m so excited to be joining up with the team to cover what will undoubtedly be an action-packed tie in this historic competition.

“Having performed and managed within the competitors, it’s nice be on the opposite facet of the digicam this time and hopefully I can convey a few of that FA Cup expertise to the protection.” Rooney will be on the BBC Sport sofa when United travel to Nottingham Forest on Wednesday February 28.

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Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney won a number of trophies together at Manchester United
Wayne Rooney gained the FA Cup with Manchester United in 2016

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He shall be hoping he is usually a fortunate appeal for his former facet, who misplaced floor within the race for the highest 4 by dropping 2-1 at house to Fulham. While the previous striker could have an analytical eye on the Red Devils within the studio, his fundamental focus is on his personal managerial ambitions.

After impressing over the course of a resilient spell as supervisor of Derby County, Rooney endured a mediocre spell with MLS giants DC United, earlier than he grew to become supervisor of Brum in October 2023. Despite his painful spell in Birmingham, Rooney needs to have one other crack at administration.

Rooney stated he isn’t giving up administration

While chatting with the ‘Rest is Football’ podcast, Rooney stated: “I think at the minute I want to focus on getting back into management, not boxing.

“They’ve been in contact, Misfits have been everywhere in the information. I need to get again into administration, that’s my focus. My fundamental focus is getting again into soccer.”