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Manchester United star absent from international training

Manchester United’s centre forward, who’s nowadays occupying an attacking midfield role, missed yesterdays England training session.

Wayne Rooney is said to be suffering from a knock, sustained in the Arsenal game on Sunday, and so has been rested by England manager Roy Hodgson.

The England forward now faces a fitness race if he intends on starting in the Euro qualifier against Estonia, at Wembley, on Friday night.

Before the contest kicks off, the Manchester United player will be presented with a golden boot trophy by Sir Bobby Charlton, to mark his fantastic achievement of becoming England’s all-time top goal scorer.

The England team are anticipating a few late fitness tests to establish their starting line up. Along with Wayne Rooney, Swansea’s Jonjo Shelvey, and Liverpool’s Danny Ings, missed the England training session.

Everton’s young defender, John Stones, has also suffered an injury, but his has forced him to leave the England squad. Hodgson has called up Tottenham Hotspur’s Kyle Walker and Andros Townsend into the team as a result of Stones’ departure.

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