I don't like the big fuss. I was hoping the deadline would be further forward so we could end this uncertainty. Now we are looking forward and I can be on the back pages for the team winning games and me chipping in with a few goals.
It's a shame that when I'm back he's done his knee, but us not playing together for 50 games is not going to take the edge off what has been a fantastic career for him.
God help me if I didn't do that because if I'd played 10 games and only scored one or two goals, then I really would be feeling low.
You can only do your best. Alan is a different type of player to me, obviously, so Newcastle fans are not going to see a like-for-like player coming into the team but, hopefully, they will see a like-for-like stream of goals coming.
Well, in an ideal world I want to succeed here, play as much as I can and score many goals.
One thing I will guarantee you is goals.
I have been given the name of a good surgeon and I am going to have a pin inserted.
He's gone to Liverpool and he's a good player, ... You can see in training how good a player he is.
I have to admit that I was a bit down when the surgeon rang last week to say that he was advising me to go back into hospital.
Jamie is one of the most intelligent footballers. He can play in any position but a lot of people think his best position is center half.
She was a nice lady. She'd come around and wonder how your day was going.
I've been training since Monday and it has been really good, much better than I thought.
If the transfer cannot be finalized in time I have agreed to go to Newcastle United, but only on a one-year loan. I need to be playing regularly in a World Cup year.
The president understood and said he would try to help me achieve this. If the transfer cannot be finalized in time I have agreed to go to Newcastle United, but only on a one-year loan. I need to be playing regularly in a World Cup year.
The (Madrid) president understood and said he would try to help me achieve this. If the transfer cannot be finalized in time I have agreed to go to Newcastle United, but only on a one-year loan. I need to be playing regularly in a World Cup year.
It's disappointing, but everyone gets their fair share (of injuries), if there's any consolation I've got plenty of time before the World Cup.
It's a matter of time, we have really good players, the coaches are working hard and we'll get there in the end.
It's a great feeling to finally score, ... I couldn't have picked a better time.
The specialists have said that everything is healing fine but to speed the process they need to tighten the screw they inserted at the time of may operation in January.
You dream of a dream start, scoring on your debut, winning the game, but you've got to be realistic in football. But there will be plenty of good times to come.
I wasn't aware that five was the record and that's a fantastic feat - I've scored four goals a couple of times before, but I don't remember ever scoring five in a game.
It is a title decider. But it's not going to decide any titles just yet.
I don't think there is any surprise that Michael got a couple today. Michael is a proven goal scorer. He got a couple of goals to get us on our way.
Unfortunately we didn't win today, but I'm sure there's going to be far more wins than losses and I'm looking forward to getting that first win. There's a little bit of tension from not winning, and as soon as we get that out of our system and start looking forward then I'm sure it will be good.
It's exciting coming back into work, it's always a good laugh. I enjoyed my time at Real Madrid, but it's nothing like coming into a dressing room where you understand all the jokes and everything else.
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