Parlour, 41, told the Daily Star Sunday: "He's tough, he's mobile, he can score goals and he's got pace. "I can see him fitting in on that left-hand side of the striker or you can put him up front.
"He had a great tournament at the World Cup.
"I was lucky enough to see him in the Brazil-Chile game and at times he got kicked a lot.
"But he came back and wanted more and he will certainly get that in the Premier League."
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