Everton report: Wayne Rooney a leading contender to replace Frank Lampard as manager

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney could be in store for a return to Everton (Image credit: Getty)

Everton have included their former striker Wayne Rooney on their managerial shortlist should Frank Lampard depart the club, according to reports.

Lampard is under significant pressure at Goodison Park amid a poor run of form for the Toffees.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).