The issue threatens to cast a shadow over preparations for the opening game against Russia
Tottenham Hotspur duo Dele Alli and Erik Dier start in midfield alongside James Milner
Manchester United forward gave speech to rest of squad ahead of final pre-tournament friendly, against Portugal on Thursday
Former defender says captain deserves respect
INSIDE FOOTBALL: Wayne Rooney excelled in midfield for Manchester United last Saturday, and now he must stay there for club and country.
The United captain excelled in a deeper role in the FA Cup semi-final win
Footballers dominate the list
The Manchester United striker is all but guaranteed a place in the 23-man squad but may have to fight for a starting berth
The young left-back will resume training from Monday but remains unlikely to return to first-team action this season
Rooney also revealed he won't take his place for granted
The national team's thrilling 3-2 win over Germany has invited questions over the captain's role
Southampton legend wants Spurs striker playing up front with club-mate Dele Alli and does not believe captain Wayne Rooney should get back into the side even when he is fit
The footballer's emoji was quickly replaced with the right one, but not before fans spotted his error
'It is going as planned'
The 30-year-old sustained the problem during last month's defeat to Sunderland