"Obviously knowing that a great club appreciate your work is an added incentive, but I'm just trying to get into top form for Barcelona.
"It's only natural that there have been critics this term - if we were top of the League it would be very different.
"That's the way football is. It doesn't bother me and I will give my reply on the pitch. When I walk around Barcelona I feel the support of the fans just as I do when they sing my name at the stadium."