The midfielder left the Canaries last month for Boro.
"Itâ€™s nice to feel wanted and feel part of it,â€ť admitted Butterfield, who signed his contract with Boro before he had a chance to visit the club.
â€śI felt excluded down in Norwich after the first few months, but now I want to be part of something good up here and Iâ€™m thankful in the manager for showing faith in me and now I have to repay him for that.
â€śIt was difficult at Norwich. I was coming back from injury and they sent out on loan and I was all over the place. I said Iâ€™d go back and give it a good go in pre-season and see where I was at, but I still wasnâ€™t going to be part of the managerâ€™s plans.
â€śYou go there thinking youâ€™ve worked so hard to and you think youâ€™re going to move onto the next level of your career, but for me it was more like a backward step."
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