Micah Richards: "The only way I can stop him in training is if I smash him.
"He doesn't come near me now!
"We have an agreement - you don't come near me, I won't hurt you.
"We call him Merlin. He's like a little wizard isn't he? He is class.
"At West Ham he was just ridiculous. He is the best player I have played with.
"He just makes it look easy, the way he goes past people. He is just amazing."
Source: Manchester City MAD