Gareth Southgate confirms Wayne Rooney will captain England against Malta... and insists he can dominate games from a midfield role

Gareth Southgate confirmed Wayne Rooney will start as captain when England face Malta at Wembley on Saturday, but stopped short of revealing what position the Manchester United star will play.
Rooney, a striker for the majority of his career, took up a midfield role during England's ill-fated Euro 2016 campaign and now faces a battle for a regular place for his club side after recently being dropped to the bench by manager Jose Mourinho.
Southgate also confirmed Arsenal's Theo Walcott will start Saturday's game, making a midfield selection for Rooney more likely, while the England interim... read more

7 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 38
Source: Daily Mail

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