He told the Daily Telegraph: “I watch the Premiership and I see Manchester United in England as the most Brazilian-like in their style.
“Obviously, Ronaldo and Rooney are very skilful, but they all play well with the ball on the floor.
“They play the passing game. They did not use any long balls against us.
“People always say that Arsenal play a Brazilian style of football, but I think Manchester United are more Brazilian in their way of playing than the Arsenal players are.”