"I see this as my reward from God. I weighed up the pros and cons, and think that I will stay put to see what happens.
"I don't know whether my situation will improve, but what with the coach's offer anything can happen.
"I want to play a lot of matches, and I think that will be the case for me.
"I was approached by Arsenal last August. But Mourinho refused to let me join them, as he said he didn't want to help a rival team to get stronger."
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