Roy Hodgson ready for forward planning
We have quality strikers, says England manager
EVEN as Roy Hodgson prepares to unleash Andy Carroll on Sweden tonight, the England boss cannot help thinking about the impending return of Wayne Rooney.
In the knowledge seven of the last 11 goals Sweden have conceded were headers, including both in their defeat by Ukraine on Monday, Carroll will join Danny Welbeck in attack as Hodgson opts for a more direct approach.
Rooney is set to return from suspension for the final game against Ukraine in Donetsk on Tuesday.
“I am not worried about our attacking play,” said Hodgson.
“We have the quality of players who can score.
“We also have a world-class player of our own to bring back – and I know he is very anxious to get into the team.”
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