Redknapp is adamant that Rooney should start in England‚Äôs World Cup opener against Italy, on June 14.
‚ÄúI can‚Äôt see him not starting,‚ÄĚ Redknapp told the London Evening Standard, ‚Äúbut it‚Äôs up to Roy obviously, but for me he‚Äôs got to start because we‚Äôre not overloaded with world class strikers. We need Rooney, we need him playing well, and if he is then we‚Äôre a much better team.
‚ÄúIt may be that Roy plays a little like Liverpool did this year,‚ÄĚ he continued, ‚Äúand play with three forwards that rotate and interchange positions, and look to get lots of movement out of them.
‚ÄúI‚Äôm sure when they lose the ball they‚Äôll have different systems and rigid positions to pick up shape, but when we have the ball, there‚Äôll be movement.‚ÄĚ
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