The Seattle Sounders captain said there are a couple of individuals he still talks to at his old club, including a former Fulham teammate.
The Arsenal and Tottenham midfielders are on the ten-goal list to win the award.
The Brazil and Barcelona star is not comparing himself to his illustrious club team-mate.
Lewis Hamilton has raised concerns that changes to the start procedures set to be introduced in Spa on 23 August could have a major influence on the outcome of Formula One races.
Manchester United fans may be celebrating the free signing of Sergio Romero but the goalkeeper is prone to crazy behaviour and Louis van Gaal knows this.
Alan Irvine doubts whether Saido Berahino is ready for a move to Tottenham.
Marc Wilmots claims Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata can earn a call up to the Belgium squad.
Former Aston Villa goalkeeper Mark Bosnich is wary of more of the club's best players leaving the club.
Rangers boss Mark Warburton is being patient with trialist John Eustace.
Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote will have to work extremely hard to be fit for the club's opening game of the new season against the Saints.