"I don't have to say anything about him, everyone knows. He is not only a brilliant footballer, he is also a really good person and a strong character. A person like that is hard to be without, so to have him back is a great boost, not only for his football abilities but his personality.
"He is a fantastic captain and is always in the front line protecting the team and working hard for the team. Every player in that team, especially the younger ones, will say he has helped them in one way or another."