Schneiderlin believes the forward is one of the best English strikers currently in the business.
"You have maybe Wayne Rooney who is on top of everyone, but after that Rickie is up there," he told the Daily Echo.
"I don't really have to say anything. His stats and his performances speak for themselves.
"He's an amazing player. He proved in every league he went that he can score goals, and he will score goals."