Chelsea struggles this season has led them to mount a search for a striker and Jose Mourinho came close to signing Rooney in 2013
Captain under pressure due to Premier League form of Tottenham's Harry Kane and Leicester's Jamie Vardy
After straightforward qualifying campaign, run of tough friendlies will reveal depth of talent at Hodgson’s disposal
The England captain is expected to feature against France on Tuesday
INSIDE FOOTBALL: Louis van Gaal must learn to use his strikers’ strengths as ruthlessly as Manuel Pellegrini does
United were much better in win against CSKA
United have failed to score in each of the last three matches
Rooney struggling in terms of goals, shots and creating chances for others
If Wayne Rooney is to play as the frontman, he has to have players running on beyond him
Former Old Trafford midfielder says he ‘would not have enjoyed playing in this over-coached United team’
United drew 0-0 with Championship Middlesbrough before losing on penalties
Rooney has been especially impressed with Anthony Martial
'It’s a big birthday in anyone’s life,' he said. 'But I still feel young enough, that I have a lot of years in front of me.'
FANS' VIEW: Supporters of the sides involved at Goodison Park this weekend offer their thoughts
ANALYSIS: After the international break we've taken a look at Manchester United's season so far...
United have spent more than £300million since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson