Top 10 Long-Term Replacements For Wayne Rooney In The England Team

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Who will step-up to replace Wayne Rooney in the future…

For several years now, Wayne Rooney has been viewed by many as England’s solitary world class player. The 28-year-old, who has 41 goals from 97 international caps, is now captain for both club and country, and is ready to lead the Three Lions into Euro 2016.

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But by the time, qualification permitting, England travel to France for the tournament, the Manchester United forward will be 30, and by the next World Cup – in Russia in 2018 – he will be 32, and there is no guarantees that he will reach that competition.

Roy Hodgson and his coaches need to be considering who will by Rooney’s long-term replacement. Here are the top ten candidates for the premier striking role:

10) Cauley Woodrow (Fulham)

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The 19-year-old has impressed in England’s Under 21 side this year, while he has also begun to establish himself in a Championship side with aspirations of returning to the Premier League – a bright prospect.

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