Wayne Rooney has asked to train with the reserves at Manchester United following his selection for the England squad to face Scotland. The 27-year-old striker trained with the second string at his own request in a bid to gather some match fitness, having not having played a game so far this summer.
Old Trafford officials have stated that Rooney wanted to train with the reserves, as this would be a more strenuous workout than the one planned by David Moyes for the first team squad. The United front-man has been selected as part of the England squad to face Scotland despite not having featured in any of United’s six pre-season workouts this summer through injury.
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