Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Sheringham wants Rooney and Kane to start for England

Teddy Sheringham feels Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane would work well together up front for England ahead of Euro 2016.

  • Published:

Teddy Sheringham believes Wayne Rooney must start for England at Euro 2016 - and he reckons the forward would make a "fantastic foil" for Harry Kane.

Despite being England's all-time leading scorer with 51 goals, and having helped the national team reach the European Championship in France with a perfect record in qualifying, Rooney's place in the starting XI has become a topic of debate.

Without their captain due to a knee injury, Roy Hodgson's side rallied from 2-0 down to record a 3-2 victory over Germany on Saturday. Kane, as well as fellow forward Jamie Vardy, scored in the game in Berlin.

Yet Sheringham - who won 51 caps for England - believes Rooney should go straight back into the team once he has fully recovered from ligament damage.

"Wayne Rooney should start for England without a doubt. He’s the England captain," he told Squawka.

"Kane has come on the scene and is demanding he plays with what he’s producing – and I believe Rooney would be a fantastic foil for Kane.

"Kane is now an out-and-out No. 9 and Rooney is an off-the-front player, so I think they would accommodate each other perfectly. They would work well in tandem.

"Dele Alli is a midfielder who gets forward and Rooney is a forward who comes off the front, so you can fit them in the same team with no problem whatsoever. It wouldn’t be like playing Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard together."

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Messi Barcelona forward surpasses Ronaldo to set new Champions League recordbullet
2 CAF Champions League Kotoko stage comeback to beat Zamalek 5-1bullet
3 Teary Cristiano Ronaldo sees red on Juventus Champions League debutbullet
4 Russia 2018 Ozil was betrayed by former Germany teammates- Jerome...bullet
5 EA Sports Here are the top 10 dribblers in FIFA 19bullet
6 UEFA Champions League Kevin-Prince Boateng shocked by...bullet
7 Profile Lucy Quist: the most powerful woman in Ghanaian...bullet
8 The GOAT Ronaldo becomes the 5th player to score 400...bullet
9 Black Stars Kwesi Appiah denies refusing to explain...bullet
10 Football Tearful Ronaldo sent off on Champions League...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Lionel Messi bags hat-trick on Champions League opening daybullet
2 EA Sports FIFA 19 introduces 'No-Rule Mode' for more funbullet
3 Video Ronaldo’s stunner against Juventus wins UEFA Goal of the Seasonbullet
4 Video Shatta Wale displays great football skills that would...bullet
5 Watch Kwadwo Asamoah's wonderful assist as Inter pip Atleticobullet
6 UEFA Nations League Watch how Spain destroyed Croatia 6-0bullet
7 Video Watch the goal that secure victory for Kenya over Ghanabullet
8 Video Andre Ayew jams to Kwami Eugene’s hit songbullet
9 Seedorf and Kluivert unveiled as the new Cameroon coachesbullet
10 Back to the Roots Memphis Depay dancing ‘adobe’ in...bullet

Football

X
Advertisement