Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta believes Manchester United ace Cristiano Ronaldo will soon be regarded as the world's best player.

"I love him. I think he's brilliant," said Arteta. "The way he has developed his game over the past two years is unbelievable.

"He handles the pressure so well - he doesn't mind it at all. He's improving all the time.

"Ronaldo is the kind of player that always wants to do something different, and that is really good.

"He is still very young and he's got everything to allow him to become the best ever.

"Ronaldo is in a great club; he's got great players around him and he looks better and better every year."