He told The Sun: "There are certain managers you build relationships with and feel closer to. He's not that kind of bloke.
"Other managers draw a bit of a line and keep it that way. Rafa's more like that. He was not really the sort of manager you could sit and talk with.
"We had a couple of conversations about my future in which he was quite honest saying that he wasn't really involved.
"So that's where that conversation ends.
"He's not a manager who goes round putting his arm around every player - and I'm not saying that's wrong.
"There are a lot of managers like that, Fabio Capello was like that with England."