"I got 20 minutes at Wycombe and it just a case of getting the fitness back," he says.
"It is a big season for me now and I am looking for a definite improvement.
"It was disappointing to be relegated but we have to be positive and I have to take my chance when it comes."
As for the comings and, especially, goings over the summer with the recent sale of Glen Johnson and Trevor Sinclair, he says philosophically:
"It is a good opportunity for them to go on to bigger things and I wish them luck.
"If we have to lose players it is up to the board, not the players."