Ibrahimovic showers praise on Wayne Rooney 

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has paid tribute to new teammate Wayne Rooney.

Rooney will hold his testimonial tonight against Everton.

Ibra told MUTV: “I think he’s had a fantastic career. He’s been here a long time, I think he came when he was 18 and, like you said, it’s 12 years.

“It’s not easy to be in top clubs for so many years. Players come and go. Top players are coming and going but he is still staying.

“He has performed at the top every year. I think he is a perfect example for young players to look at and take after. He’s been playing such a long time for a top club and giving results year after year.

“Not everybody can succeed with that but he is one of them. I’m very happy I’m in his team and will do my best to help him win.”

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