The former Liverpool player, who joined Derby from Bournemouth in September, has only played one game for the Rams. Confirmed in December by Rooney, Ibe has been the subject of an internal disciplinary investigation by the Sky Bet Championship club.
The 25-year-old winger revealed he had begun rehabilitation to improve his mental health after crashing his car into a coffee shop.
“I want to apologise to all my fans around the world,”
wrote on Instagram.
“I’ve find (sic) myself in a dark place, due to suffering with depression.
“It’s no scheme for the media or to have my name in your mouths, I just find things hard truly.
“I appreciate all the love and messages from everyone. Times are hard in general due to this pandemic.
“I have the full support from my family and Derby County football club.
“I will fix myself and this situation, which I’m 100 per cent committed to. Not only for my family, close friends or my beauteous daughter but for me.”
for £15million in 2016,
made 58 appearances for