But he has revealed that he loves the attention, which he describes as 'pure hostility'.
He told the Guardian: "I enjoy playing at home, feeling the Chelsea fans' passion, that they are happy to have me on their side; but I also enjoy playing away and feeling the opponents support their own team, giving me that hostility.
"It's better than them ignoring me. If, one day, I was Norwich manager, they'd be singing my name too. It's pure.
"Here, even the hostility is different. More tongue in cheek. When I'm not winning I'm 'not special any more'. I understand that and I like it."
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