Rooney transfer creates "widespread and significant" commercial opportunities, says Derby chairman

7 August 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Wayne Rooney after making his final appearance for England during the friendly match between England and United States on November 15, 2018 in London

Derby's latest addition creates significant commercial opportunities for the club.

The front-of-shirt sponsor 32Red has offered a record-breaking deal following Rooney's involvement with the club.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

Wayne Rooney's unveiling at Derby County brought more news than just the forthcoming arrival of the club's new player coach. 

It also revealed that the Rams have been offered a record-breaking sponsorship deal with their principal shirt sponsor, the betting company 32Red, on the back of Rooney's addition to the club, Derby County's executive chairman, Mel Morris CBE, said in a statement:

"Obviously, the commercial opportunities this creates are widespread and significant."

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