"When I take two steps forward, I seem to take three back. It is sad but I have to do my job. I need to play games and not to have any injuries.
"I came here when I was very young. I came from Porto and there were people like Paul Scholes and other big players. It was hard but I did very well in my first year.
"In the second, I played some games and missed some, then I have had big injuries. But I have always been here when the boys have needed me."