"He's not a winger. From the moment I came here he's worked in the middle. He's a player for the national team, in my opinion," said the former Portugal midfielder.
"He's made a lot of progress and he can be a much better player."
Wayne Rooney's record-breaking feat has been punctuated by some stunning goals for Manchester United.
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