Former England International, Wayne Rooney is the new manager of Birmingham City, after he agreed a three-and-a-half-year contract at the club.
Rooney, who left his job at DC United, in the Major League Soccer last week, has replaced John Eustace, who was in charge for 15 months.
Rooney’s job is to make sure Birmingham City push for promotion back to the English Premier League, and it begins with a trip away to Middlesbrough, after the international break.
“I am absolutely delighted to be joining Birmingham City at such an exciting time. It is very clear that they have a plan and are committed to realising their ambition for the club,” Rooney said.
The Englishman previous managerial job was in the Championship, with Derby County between November 2020 and June 2022.