He said: "But then, of course, there are times when you doubt yourself as a player, and think: "Am I good enough?" The time Jose Mourinho left me out of the Manchester United team. There are moments when you do doubt yourself, I believe I was good enough to get back in the team, but I never really got that opportunity. I came on for one minute in the Europa League final, I was about to come on against Southampton in the League Cup final, and in those moments it was embarrassing.
"It was getting to a point where I was embarrassed, I thought: "I can't keep doing this," as hard as it was to leave Man Utd. In the Southampton game, Mourinho came to me and said: "I want you to lift the trophy." I was like: "Well, I didn't even play in the game." He was persistent with it, and I literally lifted it and moved it on! I just knew… "What was I doing? I need to move on and go somewhere else…""