"It is very difficult when you change leagues like that," he said. "I did not make it easy for myself because I arrived injured. I needed time to find my rhythm and find my place in the team. But I have been really frustrated because I don't feel l have been doing what I am capable of and I have not given what the people who brought me to the club expected. But it is never too late and Spurs is another big game.It was a performacne so good it has made me reconsider whether I want him at City next season. He brings so much aside from his performances: experience, leadership, and eyes and ears for Mancini in the dressing-room, that good performances feel more like the icing than the cake itself in terms of justifying his role at City. So I wouldn't be surprised to see him stick around next season.
"When you start a season you set yourself a target based on the players you have in the dressing room. And with the players we have in the dressing room, that target has to be and still is the Champions League. We are really close now, we will have to fight for it. It will not be easy but then nothing has been easy in the last few months."
Tuesday, 4 May 2010
Patrick Vieira - bizarrely good on Saturday given his initial form - has spoken honestly of his search for form at MCFC: