Latest stats finally prove why this Manchester United ace MUST start for England

By Alex Taylor

Wayne Rooney isn’t the most popular player in the Premier League at the moment.

His slow movement, poor touch and woeful finishing mean even Manchester United fans have a hard time supporting him.

Red not: Rooney has scored only three league goals this season

Red not: Rooney has scored only one league goal this season

Wazza is expected to start against Scotland on Friday for England but despite his bad form, there is one very good reason why all England fans should be delighted at his inclusion in the starting XI.

Check this out:

Pretty crazy right?

We thought Rooney was coming to the end of his career, but if he can keep helping England win as captain then he still could be a vital asset for the Three Lions.

We reckon Wayne still has a lot to offer Gareth Southgate’s team, so let’s see what he can do against the Scots!

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