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Real Madrid's Robben aims to silence critics

Real Madrid winger Arjen Robben is desperate to silence his critics this season.

The Dutchman has been in exciting form in preseason and declared: "I hope this is my year, but when you think about it, it becomes more difficult. Now I feel good and I am very keen.

"This season I want to enjoy playing soccer and not worry about injuries. My first objective is to be important for this team.

"It hurts a little when people say I'm injury-prone. I am not made of glass, it is only a consequence of a back problem. When people see me train they do not say these things because I show that I can be very strong."

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