I just need to find my rhythm and feeling. It’s never easy having two operations in the same season. I’m not 100%, but not far off. It’s annoying to arrive at a new club and be injured. I made a good start, felt well and then have had two injuries. Inevitably, in your head, you’re not feeling great, you feel guilty. When a club signs you they’re counting on you and in return, I’ve not brought anything…anyway, it’s only a delay.
After the World Cup, it’s true that I needed a break. Three weeks of holiday goes quickly. It’s possible my first injury was related to fatigue, but I don’t know. It’s not easy being in the stands or watching TV. It was hard, but I made the effort to go to the stadium and to the dressing room after the game. It is important to show our face. I could have made my recovery in France or elsewhere, but I chose to stay at Arsenal.