Everton star Wayne Rooney now odds-on to make next England squad

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Former England captain Wayne Rooney looks set for a return to the national team, according to the latest odds.

The Three Lions’ all-time leading goalscorer has been in fine form since returning to boyhood club Everton.

And we now go just 1/4 for Rooney to be in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia.

Two goals in two Premier League games have put the ex-Manchester United man firmly back on the map and we now reckon he could be on the plane to Russia as well.

From as long as 5/1 earlier this year, it’s now just 10/11 that Rooney makes England’s World Cup squad next summer.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Rooney is continuing to prove he’s far from finished and he looks set to be rewarded for his recent form with another chance on the international stage.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting

Wayne Rooney specials

To make Gareth Southgate’s next squad – 1/4

To make Gareth Southgate’s England squad – 10/11

To score for England v Malta – 4/7

To score for England v Slovakia – 11/8

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing

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Nick Murphy

Nick is a graduate of the University of East Anglia where he doubled up as the sports editor of the student newspaper Concrete. He also supports Dagenham & Redbridge and previously edited the matchday programme at Victoria Road. Other passions include darts, cricket and horse racing.