Yesterday I went out for a nice dinner with my old physio John Hartley and his wife Sally, it was very nice to meet an old friend again. John stopped for a few years ago with football in Blackburn and went over to Rugby, which was a shame for us because he is extremely talented. While we were at the San Carlo resturant we met our old boss Graeme Souness, and that was nice. Souness was the manager who signed me to Blackburn Rovers in his time, so I have a lot to thank him for. He gave me among others, my debut against Manchester United. Although he was my manager only for a few days he is the guy I have to thank for giving me the chance in the Premier League. Anyway it was very nice to see him again. And how about Barcelone? Holy mother of…

Morten Gamst Pedersen