"I have said before I have no problem with Wayne Rooney breaking my goalscoring record here and for England,"

"Not at all. Actually, I told him to do it as quickly as he could! He’s a great striker and a great player – as hard as nails too.

"I didn’t really think about the record – remember I played on the wing and in midfield as well – but I’ve already said to him that I expect I’ll be the one who has to present him with any award so he needs to make sure he does it!"