He said: “As you know, he is pragmatic because he is Dutch.
“Roberto was not pragmatic. You all laughed when I said he promised Champions League but he nearly did in that first season.
“I don’t think for one second Ronald has joined us and is not thinking of the Champions League.
“Has he said ‘I will get you in the Champions League’? No. Has he said he thinks this club should be in the top four? Yes. Definitely.”