14 Sep England could have’won what’ if Guardiola had been boss, says Wayne Rooney
The D.C. United striker states the Three Lions’ golden generation could have attained more beneath the Manchester City manager
Wayne Rooney states his creation of English stars could have won more in the global level with a director of Pep Guardiola’s calibre accountable.
The former England star gathered 120 caps throughout his period with the 3 Lions, getting the team’s all-time top goalscorer in the procedure.
He cried at six championships in the mature level with the federal team but neglected to bring home any significant honours despite playing along with some of the greatest players to ever play the sport.
Rooney’s played beneath the likes of Sven-Goran Eriksson, Fabio Capello and Roy Hodgson throughout his international career, but he considers that the team might have attained a higher degree under somebody including Manchester City’s present boss.
“I see [England] with enthusiasm and happiness when they’re winning,” he explained on that the Wayne Rooney Podcast.
“You take a look at our team 10 years back and possibly we had the best set of players on the planet football.
“Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, Ashley Cole, [Steven] Gerrard, [Paul] Scholes, [Frank] Lampard, [David] Beckham, myself, Michael Owen – our team afterward, if we had a Guardiola with this particular group of gamers, we would have won everything, no doubt about it”
Rooney now holds England’s goalscoring record, with fired 53 aims to transcend Sir Bobby Charlton’s tally of 49 throughout his global career.
However Rooney, who retired from the global match in 2018 after a send-off friendly contrary to the U.S. nationwide team, states he considers his period as record-holder might be short-lived.
The D.C. United ahead states Harry Kane seems to be following on the listing to place the record, together with the Spurs forwards using already scored 26 times in the global level.
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“I never take targets for granted, ” I really like scoring them. After I got to 35 for England, I might feel that the record becoming shut,” Rooney said.
“I really don’t think that it’ll stand for 50 years like Bobby Charlton’s, I believe Harry Kane, maybe another a few years will… He is a wonderful goalscorer and his album for England is superb.
“Once I got the album and then went for my final match I stated it’d be an honor to go and present him such as Bobby Charlton introduced me with all the gold boot and I am positive it will not be before too long.”