HAVING watched his side stage a fitting send-off for Wayne Rooney last night, Gareth Southgate is targeting a place in the Nations League semi-finals when England return to competitive action this weekend.

Rooney signed off his international career with a 33-minute substitute appearance at Wembley as goals from Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson secured a 3-0 friendly win over the United States.

While England were celebrating Rooney’s international career and supporting the striker’s charitable foundation, Croatia were claiming a 3-2 win over Spain in their penultimate Nations League fixture.

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