Rooney sits out of England training

The forward is set to be honoured at Wembley for breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s record, but could miss the clash against Estonia as he missed another practice session

Wayne Rooney remains a doubt for England’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania as the Manchester United striker pulled out of training on Wednesday.

Rooney suffered a knock during the Red Devils’ 3-0 reverse to Arsenal, and was unable to train with the rest of Roy Hodgson’s squad on Tuesday.

The following day gave a similar story, as England confirmed that the 29-year-old joined Danny Ings and Jonjo Shelvey on the sidelines for Wednesday’s morning practice.

Roy Hodgson’s squad train this morning. Rooney, Ings and Shelvey sit out, but @Everton’s Tom Davies, here with England U17s, joins session.

— England (@england) octubre 7, 2015

Hodgson and his medical staff will have to decide whether to risk Rooney for Friday’s clash against Estonia, which was poised to be a special day for the forward. 

Rooney is set to be honoured at Wembley after breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s long-standing record for goals scored in the Three Lions shirt.

The player netted his 50th international strike in a win over Switzerland in September.

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