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VIDEO: Wayne Rooney speaks on replacing Solskjaer as Man United boss

United is in the market in search of a replacement for Solskjaer who was dismissed on Sunday, November 21.

The Norwegian was shown the door after a string of poor results – with his last outing in charge ending in a 4-1 frustrating defeat against lowly-ranked Watford.

Michael Carrick has already been named as the caretaker manager pending the appointment of someone else to take over in an interim capacity.

However, Rooney, who had been cited for the role in some quarters has ruled out himself from the role, insisting he is only keen to get Derby through their current crisis.

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Speaking on the rumors, the United icon who played alongside Solskjaer at some point in their careers expressed his sympathy at seeing the Norwegian sacked.

“Firstly, it’s always sad when a manager loses his job, especially a former team-mate of mine. I feel for Ole. In terms of myself, I’m committed to this club until I’m told otherwise,” Rooney said as quoted by The Sun.

However, Rooney, who had been cited for the role in some quarters has ruled out himself from the role, insisting he is only keen to get Derby through their current crisis.

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Speaking on the rumors, the United icon who played alongside Solskjaer at some point in their careers expressed his sympathy at seeing the Norwegian sacked.

The former England international went on to discuss his managerial future, divulging he is still committed to his role at Derby County.

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