AC Milan new boy Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has hit out at his treatment by former club Real Madrid.
The 26-year-old Dutchman spent a mere six months at the Bernabeu before being allowed to leave, seeming set to join Stuttgart before the Rossoneri moved in.
Huntelaar told AS: "Those in power at Real did not behave in the way that club deserves. They surprisingly told me my new team would be Stuttgart.
"Those decisions irritated me, but thanks to my agent I was able to stay calm.
"During the first few months I was fine, but things started getting worse right after that.
"They did not take me into consideration and they made me feel useless. These things hurt, but I have a strong mind and I resisted."