Wilfried Zaha says he was no longer lively to let his difficult spell at Manchester United derail his profession.
Zaha joined United in 2013 but simplest made four appearances for the membership, while he was twice sent out on loan.
The Galatasaray forward, 30, faces United in the Champions League on Tuesday and was requested if his time at Extinct Trafford bothers him.
“I shall be correct, when you see at my face achieve you believe you studied I’m troubled at all? No,” Zaha stated.
“I went through a segment in my profession, you both make from it or die. It constructed my character. I was obvious no longer to let my profession die out.”
Sir Alex Ferguson signed Zaha for United, but by the time the Ivory Cruise winger arrived at Extinct Trafford David Moyes had replaced his fellow Scot in the dugout.
Zaha did no longer brand Moyes and, after a loan spell at Cardiff, may per chance per chance also no longer convince Louis van Gaal to give him an alternative both.
After a loan move to his vulnerable membership Crystal Palace, Zaha made a everlasting return to the Eagles in 2015 and went on to rating 68 targets in 291 Premier League appearances correct through his 2d spell.
This sort of targets was correct through a 1-0 procure for Palace towards United in 2020, but Zaha says he treated the sport love any other.
“It was accurate a customary league game,” he stated. “I had my past right here but I was 19 or 20. After I went succor to Palace and had league video games towards them, it was accurate work. I felt no various.”
Zaha moved to Galatasaray this summer season following the expiration of his Palace contract and has scored one purpose in six appearances for the Turkish champions to date.
United opened their Champions League advertising and marketing campaign with a 4-3 defeat at Bayern Munich, while Galatasaray drew 2-2 with Copenhagen.