Jones hails Man Utd pal Rooney's midfield performance

Manchester United defender Phil Jones hailed Wayne Rooney's performance in their 2-0 win over Champions League opponents Otelul Galati. Rooney was deployed in midfield for the vital victory.

Manchester United defender Phil Jones hailed Wayne Rooney's performance in their 2-0 win over Champions League opponents Otelul Galati.

Rooney was deployed in midfield for the vital victory.

“He was great. He’s a fantastic lad and a fantastic player as everyone knows and wherever the manager asks him to play he’ll go and do that," Jones told manutd.com.

"He showed that tonight. I am happy to play anywhere in the team, too, whether at centre-back or right-back. The main reason I came here was to play in the Champions League and test myself against some of the best players in the world. I am doing that and enjoying it.”

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