Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney saw Idrissa Gueye up close on his Everton return and soon informed his old club of just how good he was.
After an illustrious career at Manchester United, Wayne Rooney made romantic one season return to Everton.
It was during that 2017 season at Goodison Park he got a good look up close at Senegal midfielder, Idrissa Gueye.
Writing in The Times, former England and United captain reveals he told his old club just how good Gueye was and that they should sign him.
He admits while his qualities took him a bit by surprise, in the end, he was not shocked to see him join a top side.
“Everyone talks about his tackling and energy but what surprised me was his quality on the ball.”
“He always looked to play it forward and to your feet.”
“After a month playing with him, I spoke to people at Manchester United saying he was good enough for them.”
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