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Rooney, Sancho & Wilson Make Latest England Squad
Former England and Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney has been brought out of international retirement and drafted into the Three Lions squad for one more outing, with Borussia Dortmund Jadon Sancho returning, Everton Michael Keane and Bournemouth Callum Wilson joining him in Gareth Southgate’s latest squad.
The Football Association had already revealed that the Three Lions’ all-time leading goalscorer would be involved in a friendly clash with the United States on November 15.
That fixture will see funds raised for Rooney’s charitable foundation, as he collects his 120th cap and seeks to add to a record-breaking haul of 53 efforts for his country.
ENGLAND SQUAD IN FULL:
Goalkeepers: Marcus Bettinelli, Jack Butland, Alex McCarthy, Jordan Pickford
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben Chilwell, Lewis Dunk, Joe Gomez, Michael Keane, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker
Midfielders: Ross Barkley, Dele Alli, Fabian Delph, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Harry Winks
Forwards: Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney*, Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling, Danny Welbeck, Callum Wilson. (* – USA match only)