Wayne Rooney’s position as Derby manager is said to have been “on the edge of a knife” following he was photographed passing out in a hotel room with semi-naked women. One of the photos that went viral on Sunday shows him leaning on a blonde woman in a nightclub
Wayne Rooney’s position as manager of Derby County’s championship club is said to have been “on the edge of a knife” following the previous England striker was filmed passing out in a hotel room with semi-naked women.
The Manchester United legend has been in the spotlight in recent days following that Pictures surfaced showing the 35-year-old sleeping in a hotel room with the women. He has since allegedly been blackmailed.
Rooney, a father of four who has been married to childhood sweetheart Colin since 2008, is said to have joined the girl group in a room at Manchester’s Staycity Hotel following a night out.
After news broke of his celebration at the exclusive Chinawhite nightclub following a derby friendly match with Salford City, Wayne was seen driving two women to their hotel room at 5.15am on Sunday.
In unused snapshots by a fan, he can be seen walking the blondes – one of whom is believed to be Snapchat model Tayler Ryan – to their £50-a-night hotel following he and her friends Elise Melvin and Brooke Morgan had engaged.
One of the images heavily shared on social media shows Rooney tending to a blonde woman, although there is no indication of any wrongdoing on the part of the previous footballer.
The photos are understood to have been taken on Saturday night, the first weekend that nightclubs across England were allowed to begin following the government eased coronavirus restrictions.
The Derby Championship team is said to be “extremely perturb” by the images that have surfaced
Now in another blow for Rooney, according to The Sun, his position as derby manager hangs in the balance following the episode.
It’s 50-50,” a source told The Sun. The club is very disturbed by the images that have emerged.
As a manager he must be a role model on and off the field. This is the fewest they can expect from him.
There is absolutely no indication of sexual improprieties on his part. But Wayne clings to the job and is desperate to preserve the job.
His salary is one of the biggest in the tournament. Losing him now would be a vast setback.
Derby job is Rooney’s first as a manager. He took up his position as part of the interim coaching staff final season prior winning the position permanently in January 2021.
Model Tyler Ryan poses for a photo with previous England footballer Rooney as they celebrate in Manchester on Saturday night
The derby will begin its unused championship campaign at home against Huddersfield on August 7, but it remains to be seen if Rooney takes over.
The ex-England captain, who is said to earn £4.5m from the derby, has alleged to police that he was blackmailed over photos taken by the three women while he was sleeping fully clothed and in a chair.
Rooney’s representatives told MailOnline earlier this week that they filed a formal complaint of extortion with the police, when social media was filled with images Sunday night.
Former Manchester United player Rooney, who is married to Colin and has four sons by his childhood sweetheart, is said to have engaged in the beforetime hours of Sunday with three young women in their twenties.
It is understood that Cheshire Police did not investigate any of the women in the photos and there is no indication that the alleged blackmail threat was made by them.
But the footballer said he got a message saying “Morning Win 10 Grand Please buddy or Colin see this”.
However, police told MailOnline on Tuesday night that they believe no crime has been committed following the extortion allegations.
A spokesperson said: ‘On Monday 26 July, Cheshire Police received reports of conceivable extortion in relation to a number of images circulating online.
The officers spoke to the person involved and were satisfied that no wrongdoing had occurred. The person in interrogate also stated that he did not wish to proceed with the matter.
Sources close to Rooney said, on Tuesday evening, that the footballer was surprised to drop the investigation.
Rooney is active preparing the derby team for the unused championship season, which kicks off in two weeks.
But things won’t go to plan on the pitch either because the squad currently only has nine registered senior players – two of whom are goalkeepers.
On Saturday, he vowed that he would not step down as manager, but The club warned that it would be “impossible” for him to field a team to start the unused Sky Bet season without major signings.
Wayne Rooney has been with childhood sweetheart Coleen (pictured) for nearly two decades
“It’s the other people, who I can’t control, who need to make bigger decisions,” Rooney said. All I can do is try to bring back some dignity and pride for this club. Obviously this has been the final few years and it’s my job to bring that back.
I need other people to do their job. It’s not flawless, it was very firm not knowing what my team will be in a couple of weeks when the league starts. Whatever we can, we need to sort that out.
If I’m sincere, it would be simple for a manager in my situation to walk away. It’s a challenge for me, I’m a fighter. I am grateful to Derby for giving me this opportunity and I will do everything in my power to make the club a success.
Tuesday, Sportsmail It reported that the Premier League had relaxed the club’s transfer forbid, allowing them to sign free agents on one-year contracts or take players on six-month loan if they had fewer than 23 “professional” players.
Rooney was seen on Monday’s session as pressure builds ahead of the unused season
The incident of star Jason Knight (pictured final season) shook the crisis-hit club النادي
Rooney is facing more scrutiny at Derby County following it was reported that he was injured by one of his players during a training session.
It is understood that he dealt with midfielder Jason Knight in a practice match, and the fall has left his first team star now facing up to 12 weeks on the treatment table.
The Telegraph claimed the challenge from Rooney was a “50-50” and was an accident, but the weird situation is particularly devastating in light of the club’s problems in the unused season.
Knight received the setback during a pre-season derby camp at Benny Hill Park, a luxury hotel and spa in Surrey, where Rooney participated in training himself due to his lack of players.
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