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Everton's Wayne Rooney hailed by Ronald Koeman after Stoke winner

Everton's Wayne Rooney hailed by Ronald Koeman after Stoke winner
From ESPN - August 13, 2017

Ronald Koeman says Wayne Rooney proved he is "still one of the best in his position" with Saturday's match-winning display for Everton.

Rooney took the decision to leave Manchester United after 13 years in the summer to re-join Everton, who he inspired to victory on his first Premier League appearance for the club in 4,837 days.

The 31-year-old, who had been short of regular first-team football at United, nodded home at the end of a fine team move late in the first half to secure a 1-0 win against Stoke and impressed with his all-round display at Goodison Park.

"He shows that he's still one of the best in his position,'' Koeman said. "I think he was different class in ball possession -- he was comfortable on the ball, he took right, good decisions on the ball and he scored a great goal. And you cannot ask more [than] that.''

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