Wayne Rooney struggles to move on from Sam Allardyce's troubled time with England as captain drops strong hint interim boss Gareth Southgate will play him in midfield
As much as England would like to move on from Sam Allardyce’s brief reign, Wayne Rooney can’t.
The now disgraced ex-England manager conducted just one set of post-match interviews during his 67 days in charge — but that was enough to drop Rooney right in it.
Speaking after the 1-0 win over Slovakia, the 61-year-old manager said: ‘Wayne played wherever he wanted to.’ Needless to say, that comment left the 30-year-old — who had spent the game operating deep in midfield — between a rock and a hard place.
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