London, Apr 28(ANI): Former Manchester United striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy reckons that England manager Fabio Capello can guide the Three Lions to World Cup glory despite Wayne Rooney's absence.
"There is no one better in England than Wayne in his position. Wayne is a massive influence for England and can make the difference between the quarter-finals and scoring a goal and the semis," The Sun quoted Nistelrooy, as saying.
"But if for one reason or another he can't play, you know that Fabio Capello will find a way," he added.
The 33-year-old, who had played under Capello at Real Madrid, believes Capello is one of the best managers in the world and he will prove his worth in England as well.
"I was so disappointed when he left. I told him that. I felt there was so much more in there for us if he had stayed. I really had that sensation and that's what he has proven with England as well," Nistelrooy said.
"I spoke to some of the English lads before he got to work and I told them, 'He is going to turn it around, he is going to be unbelievable for England'. That's what he does. He's a successful manager and he achieves things," he added. (ANI)