“I think I am a funny guy sometimes, maybe with some silly jokes, but in press conferences, I don’t like it, no.
“Football matches, I am focused on the match, pre match I have interviews, post match, I have interviews, it’s two parts of the pressure of the game – so maybe the people they get it wrong.
“The paparazzi who sleeps in the door of the Lowry hotel, they see me in the morning when I am sleeping.
“They see me later when I am going back and I am tired. They are there 24 hours a day and can’t get a good picture.”