“I thought he should have retired after the Euros”
And after Rooney made his 116th appearance for England in the 1-0 win over Slovakia on Saturday, Shilton has insisted the time for him to step aside has already come and gone.
Shilton told the BBC: “I don’t think he’s a striker anymore.
“We are trying to fit him in, but he’s not a midfield player for me. Never will be.