The pair worked together at Manchester United.
"Everyone knows the talent he brings to the table," said Meulensteen.
"It's very clear sometimes the frustrations that goes with it. That's what you get with these sort of players.
"They are geniuses in some ways and I always find it a challenge to make sure that we can serve those players in the right way that they can bring out the best in themselves for the best purpose of the team."
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