As he gets ready to lace them up against Milan next week, he sat down with Simon Hart of UEFA Magazine to discuss his long, winding season. Money quote:
"There were four or five months of frustration and probably the way I kept training made me stronger. I've gone from being relegated to a complete anonymity [at West Ham] to the present [at Liverpool]. The whole situation was like a test for me and made me stronger."Strong indeed, enough to muscle past Mohamed Sissoko on Liverpool's depth chart.
The incredible journey [UEFA Magazine]