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As long as I can play at a certain level, that’s what I’ll do.
I don’t have to justify my behaviour.
Speaking to the coach has been my number-one criterion at every club I’ve played for to find out what he expects from me, how he will make me improve, and that he’ll play me.
Playing 4-5-1, I could have all the liberty in the world – it was complicated to express myself.
When I joined Lille, they had a new stadium at Marseille. It was the same, so I know how important it is to clubs when they move home.
If I’m forced to leave West Ham, it will be done according to the rules – the club will have its share of the cake.
I have nothing against Ronaldo.
I don’t blame Le Havre. Back then, I wasn’t an easy person to handle. I was always one of the first to mess around. So there were a lot of reasons why my adventure stopped at that point.
When things are going well on the pitch, it is because I know I have the coach behind me.
When it’s complicated at family level, that can stop you from being at ease in your job.
My managers understood that when I sulk, they talk to me. It’s a way for me to be heard.
I still try to treat football as a game even if there are now other considerations at stake, especially economic ones.
I don’t close the door to anything.
The number of French players Arsenal have brought through is very impressive, and many of the players who arrived, especially the young ones, were unknown when they arrived to the general public.
I have very special memories of the West Ham fans.
When I am happy on the pitch, it’s because everything is going well off it.
There were times when I didn’t think I would even be at the European Championship. so to be walking off the field, having scored the winning goal in front of our home fans, just got too much for me.
I have kids, so I can understand the image that footballers have. They are fans of some players; I see in their eyes. They admire and try to imitate their gestures, their words, their celebrations. They love Ronaldo and Messi. Since Euro 2016, though, they have no right to pronounce the name of Ronaldo!
Not everybody has the chance to grow up on an island.
I’m living a boyhood dream.