• Rooney insists nationality won’t matter for next England manager

    Rooney insists nationality won’t matter for next England manager

    Wayne Rooney says England’s new manager does not have to be English, as the search begins to find a successor to Roy Hodgson, who resigned after his team’s poor UEFA EURO 2016 campaign.

    Speculation is mounting that Gareth Southgate, currently in charge of the nation’s Under-21 team, is set to take on the role even if only on an interim basis.

    But England captain Rooney said, while an English manager is preferable, the nationality of the new boss does not matter.

    “Of course […]