Sammy Lee has left his role as England assistant as manager Gareth Southgate begins the process of building his own backroom team.
France coach Didier Deschamps says Paul Pogba will not win the Ballon d'Or unless he produces a world-class tournament display.
Sources said 57-year-old Lee had been told by Southgate and Dan Ashworth, the FA's technical director, that his services are no longer required.
Former Italy international Gianfranco Zola says it's only a matter of time before Mario Balotelli returns to the Azzurri setup.
About Rooney, Southgate said it would be "difficult to read any riot acts three months after something has happened."
New England manager Gareth Southgate has hinted he may allow Marcus Rashford to play at next summer's European Under-21 Championship.