"I don't know where the information comes from sometimes. I'm a professional. I've always strived to do the best for my team and if (other) people are interested I can't do anything about that.
"We are in a semi-final and it is fantastic. It is a massive cup and we have a great opportunity to win it.
"Any cup or league is a massive lift for everyone and if it gives the chance to test yourself against European opposition, that also keeps the interest alive.
"You never stop loving being in big games and winning them. I'm no different to any other top player who has the ambition and desire to keep on pushing himself."