Wayne Rooney vows to ‘elevate’ Birmingham City as club’s new manager

11 October 2023 10:07
Rooney appointed on three-and-a-half-year contract‘I can’t wait to get started’ says former England captainWayne Rooney said he plans to “elevate Birmingham City to the next level” after being appointed the Championship club’s new manager on a three-and-a-half-year contract. Rooney replaces John Eustace, who was sacked on Monday.In a statement confirming Rooney’s appointment on Wednesday, Garry Cook, Birmingham’s chief executive, described the 37-year-old’s arrival as a “defining moment” in their history. “When the opportunity presents itself to appoint a manager who shares your ambition and is both a student and a great of the game, then you act,” Cook said. “This is what we have done.” Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian