The former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough midfielder was impressed with the winger’s performance at the weekend.
The Senegal midfielder is already thriving for new club Everton.
The 20-year-old playmaker only featured in 16 Premier League games last season due to injury problems and off-field issues.
Aston Villa have struggled this season and have suffered relegation as a result.
The Frenchman did not enjoy success at Aston Villa.
The Spaniard has not had a boring year at Middlesbrough.
The Ghanaian has been one of the brighter sparks of a difficult Villa season.
Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum will be looking to fire the Netherlands to victory over Turkey in a Euro 2016 qualifier this evening.
Former claret and blue star George Boateng claims the club don't have enough leaders or experience in their squad.