Herrera: Rooney best player in English history

Ander Herrera after the Manchester United's 3-0 win against Everton on Saturday praised Wayne Rooney as the best ever English player.

The Spaniard says Man United are very lucky to have a captain such as Rooney and feels happy playing with him.

Rooney netted the third in a comfortable 3-0 win against Everton, and Herrera feels that Rooney is the greatest talent England have ever produced. The 26-year-old thinks that Rooney is the perfect captain for both club and country.

Herrera says Rooney is the best player in English history

Herrera said that "Wayne is our leader" which just shows the respect that his teammates have for him. "Rooney is the best English player in English history and we are lucky to have him," said Herrera. It seems Rooney brings the team together which is what you want to see from your captain.

Rooney's goal against Everton on Saturday was his first goal away from home for 11 months in the Premier League, and the goal sees him become the joint second leading scorer in the Premier League in the competition's history. He's level with former United player Andy Cole.

Herrera reveals Rooney helps him a lot 

Herrera had very positive things to say about Rooney's performance on Saturday saying "when he fights like he did today we can be very proud of him". It was one of Rooney's better performances of the season, and Herrera says Rooney "has always helped him a lot" since he joined United last summer.

United bounced back very strongly with a clinical performance against Everton

United needed a reaction after getting badly beaten by Arsenal before the international break, and that's what they got by producing a very clinical performance which is what fans like to see. The team will gain a lot of confidence going into the Manchester Derby next weekend.