Rooney backed Harry Kane to break his England record, although he would like the Tottenham Hotspur striker 'to stay high as that No 9'.
Rooney made it clear he had both the means and the will to make financial contributions, either in the form of salary reductions or direct donations to the National Health Service.
Solskjaer's side were never in danger of a shock fifth-round exit against the second tier Rams as Luke Shaw's opener and Odion Ighalo's double-booked a quarter-final trip to Norwich.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo said that Wayne Rooney is a fighter on the pitch and a great goalscorer.
Wayne Rooney spent 13 years at Manchester United, during which he won every domestic honour along with the Champions League and the Europa League.
Rooney joined the second-tier side Derby county as player-coach after a stint in the United States with DC United.
Former Manchester United star Rooney, the England national side's all-time leading goalscorer, struck from the penalty spot after Tim Ream handled early in the second half at Pride Park.
Rooney missed a chance to tie it in the 66th minute, firing a close-range shot off the crossbar.
Sam Allardyce was sacked as manager of Premier League side Everton despite guiding them away from the relegation.
Wayne Rooney scored his first goal in a Merseyside derby as his late penalty earned Everton a 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday.
Wayne Rooney recreated his famous first league goal for Everton against Arsenal on Sunday but it was not enough to prevent his struggling team falling to a 5-2 defeat.
Victory sees United join Manchester City on top of the table on 13 points with exactly the same statistics in every regard.
Manchester United ran out ultimately comfortable 4-0 winners to ruin Wayne Rooney's Old Trafford return.
Jose Mourinho says he has ample options in his Manchester United squad to cope without injured midfielder Paul Pogba.
Five things on Manchester United and England record scorer Rooney after he returned to his previous club Everton.