Rooney brushed off the link with Taffy

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Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has yet to speak about a link to Everton, but insists he will not turn down if the opportunity arises.

         Rafael Benitez is working under pressure after winning just one of his last 11 league ufabet games, with the most recent coming in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Thursday night. past

         With this deterioration there has been news of a replacement for a manager, one of whom is Rooney, who has now stepped up as a manager. Which is not enough to answer this matter at this time, but insists that he will not refuse if the opportunity comes

         When asked about links with Everton, the former England striker joked: “I don’t think I will miss it, to be honest!”

         “Of course I’m from Everton’s academy, an Everton fan, but I saw the reports and I didn’t talk to Everton Football Club.

         “As far as I know they have a manager already. So for me it’s not a matter of discussing that.”

         “As I said I am committed to this club.”

Benitez is under immense pressure at Goodison Park despite the club’s torrid injury record this term.

The Toffees have won one of their last ten Premier League matches and are currently 14th in the table, seven points above the relegation zone.