Former Everton winger Royston Drenthe has revealed he has no regrets about his wild antics at Goodison Park.
Drenthe joined the Blues on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid in September 2011, after spending the previous two campaigns on loan at La Liga side Hercules.
The Dutch international got off to a dream start at Goodison Park by coming off the bench and scoring for his new side in their 3-1 win over Wigan Athletic.
But things quickly took a turn for the worse for the midfielder who, after various rumours about bad behaviour, was eventually omitted from his side’s squad for their FA Cup semi-final defeat by Liverpool due to what the club called “a disciplinary matter”.
A statement added: “This has been dealt with internally. The club will make no further comment.”
But now looking back on his career, the former Holland international has revealed how he wasn’t even aware of the majority of the “wild things” he got up to during his time with the club.
“Sometimes things happen and I got punished for the things that I did,” Drenthe told BBC Sport .
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“It’s like seven years ago now. Some of the wild things that I did, I don’t even know that I did them.
“I always focused on football. You guys think that I didn’t but I always did.
“Some people see things and read things so they get their own opinion. But they don’t know me as a person. It doesn’t bother me.”
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