Manchester United captain Rooney CAN play in multiple positions insists Southgate
Wayne Rooney has found himself out of the Manchester United starting line-up after failing to nail down a place in attack or midfield.
But interim England manager Gareth Southgate insists the Reds and England captain can play in multiple positions.
And, ahead of Saturday evening's World Cup qualifier against Malta, Southgate has been as impressed with Rooney's observational qualities as much as his leadership.
The country's all-time top-scorer will play under his sixth international manager, with the Under-21s boss drafted in after Sam Allardyce's ill-fated 67-day reign.
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