"Club really wanted me. I like that attention. When I came here, it was immediately clear to me. Compared to all other clubs that were interested, including Manchester City, I can best develop here," Groeneveld told Voetbal International.
"They (Dutch clubs) reported, but I consciously chose Bruges.
"There was also interest from Germany, England and France. I follow my feelings, always. I cannot explain how that works, but here it was just right."