Danny Welbeck insists Wayne Rooney can make an impact for England in any position on the pitch.
Rooney's performance during England's 2-1 defeat against Italy raised questions about the 28-year-old's position in the team.
"Wayne Rooney is a class player and wherever he is playing on the pitch he can make a massive impact," Welbeck told a press conference.
"When he is on that pitch he can make a difference."
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