Rooney unlikely to miss Swiss trip

05 September 2010 09:14
Wayne Rooney is still set to travel to Switzerland on Monday for England's Euro 2012 qualifier despite allegations about his private life.[LNB] The England striker has been the subject of reports in the News of the World and Sunday Mirror leading to speculation about whether he will take part in Tuesday's match.[LNB]However, FA sources have indicated that no decision has yet been taken and as it stands, Rooney is expected on the flight.[LNB]The Manchester United star is an integral part of coach Fabio Capello's team, even though it is now 11 matches since he last scored for his country.[LNB]He claimed three assists and had a hand in the other goal as England opened their qualification campaign on Friday with an impressive 4-0 win over Bulgaria at Wembley.[LNB]England take on fellow World Cup contenders Switzerland in Basle on Tuesday.[LNB]Following the withdrawal of Peter Crouch through injury, aside from Rooney, Capello has only three other strikers to call upon.[LNB]His other options are Darren Bent, Carlton Cole and Jermain Defoe, who profited most from his forward partner's creative talents by scoring his first international hat-trick.

Source: Team_Talk