Wayne Rooney admits he deserved to be dropped by Manchester United
In a frank interview, the Manchester United and England skipper confessed he wants to play in midfield because he has lost some of his pace.
Old Trafford boss Mourinho has insisted he only wants the 30-year-old in his attack.
And new Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate has the thorny issue of where to field England’s record goalscorer in the World Cup qualifier against Malta on Saturday.
Rooney’s form this season - he has just one goal in 11 appearances - has been the subject of a national debate.
And Mourinho took matters into his own hands by axing the 30-year-old following his display in... read more
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