England squad: Wayne Rooney left out for Scotland & France matches

Captain Wayne Rooney has been left out of the England squad for June’s matches against Scotland and France.

The 31-year-old, who has 119 caps, has only started 15 league matches for Manchester United this season.

Tottenham right-back Kieran Trippier is called up for the first time for the World Cup qualifier in Glasgow and friendly at the Stade de France.

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland returns, having recovered from the ankle injury suffered against Germany in March 2016.

Rooney’s United team-mate, striker Marcus Rashford, is once more included in coach Gareth Southgate’s party.

Burnley centre-back Michael Keane misses out, having missed the Clarets’ last three games through injury, and Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has a small injury.

England travel to Hampden Park on 10 June for their qualifier against Scotland. Southgate’s side lead Group F with 13 points after five games. Scotland are fourth with seven points.

They then travel to France for a friendly on 13 June.

Rooney – England’s record goalscorer with 53 goals – was not included in Southgate’s previous squad in March for the matches against Lithuania and Germany because he was recovering from a leg injury.

But even when fit, his appearances at club level have been reduced since manager Jose Mourinho took over at Manchester United last summer.

Rooney’s dwindling Premier League appearances
  Games played Minutes Games started Sub appearances
2016-17 25 1,539 15 10
2015-16 28 2,410 27 1
2014-15 33 2,876 33 0
2013-14 29 2,448 27 2

Full 25-man England squad

Jack Butland (Stoke), Fraser Forster (Southampton), Joe Hart (Torino, on loan from Man City), Tom Heaton (Burnley); Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Aaron Cresswell (West Ham), Ben Gibson (Middlesbrough), Phil Jones (Man Utd), Chris Smalling (Man Utd), John Stones (Man City), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham), Kyle Walker (Tottenham); Dele Alli (Tottenham), Eric Dier (Tottenham), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Man Utd), Jake Livermore (West Brom), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Man City); Jermain Defoe (Sunderland), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Marcus Rashford (Man Utd), Jamie Vardy (Leicester).

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