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."