“People can say 'He never worked back' but listen, if he's creating something at the top end of the pitch, then you've got a chance," Lambert said. “Fifteen games, I never had one problem.
“He was great to work with, never had any problem with him switching off, turning off, not trying, not wanting it - and that's me being honest.
“I couldn't argue about what Shaq done for us. He was a terrific player, never had one bit of bother. I always think these type of players are temperamental a little bit and that's not a slant on him at all."