"Rooney and Ronaldo are young and I suppose a lot of their big future is ahead of them," he admitted. "In terms of their ability, their nerve and their courage to play there are few better. Wednesday night is a great challenge for them.
"But it's a challenge for every one of our players and we can't look to depend on two young lads as our saviours. I will be relying on all eleven players to see us through and that gives us a massive chance."