Former Chelsea and England captain John Terry is one of the front runners in managing Derby County next season. John Terry is currently acting as the assistant manager of the Premier League side Aston Villa. The Chelsea legend has had a sensational club career and has made his intentions clear about entering the world of management.
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Derby County has sacked their previous manager Phillip Cocu and is undergoing a period of transition at the moment. There is no permanent manager for Derby County at the moment. The club is being managed by a team of four coaches of temporary charge one of which is Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney.
However, the start has not been great Wayne Rooney in the managerial position as his side has lost its first two matches under his managerial stint and are currently in the bottom of the league.
Rooney has been having a tough time in transitioning to a manager from a player.
"It is different preparation in terms of the hour or so before kick-off. As a player you are getting ready and preparing to go and do your warm-up and then go and play the game," Rooney told RamsTV.
"There was a bit of dead time which for myself personally I just tried to use to relax and you're just waiting around for the game to start.
"I didn't want to give the players too much information as we had done all the preparation, so I tried to stay away from them for a bit. Saturday was different, but it was how I expected it."
Derby County is in the process of completing a takeover in ownership after which the club will be owned by a prominent member of the Abu Dhabi royal family.
Terry has made up his mind about the managerial role that he wants to pursue and is massively impressed by the work of his former teammate Frank Lampard, who was once the manager of Derby County and is currently managing the Premier League side Chelsea.
With the inflow of cash that will come with the changing of ownership, landing a legend in the form of John Terry might be the thing that will please the Derby fans.