The Swede says he'd love to play alongside the England ace.
"The player I like is Wayne Rooney. For me, Rooney is a fantastic footballer. I can imagine him playing alongside me," he told BBC Sport.
"For me, Rooney is not the player who scores 40 goals a season. But he is the player who helps his partner score lots of goals because he is working for one, two and maybe three other players. It seems like he has a strong mentality to win - like me he doesn't like to lose.
"I think crazy things happen around him also. He is an impulsive guy like me. In football no-one is perfect. You learn from your mistakes and I like that with him. He is himself; I think that is very important. That is one English player I like more than anyone."
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