Charlton said: “If you hit him, he bounces straight back up. He is as hard as nails.
“He knows he is playing in front of the biggest crowds every week. He loves it.
“He lifts the team. A lot of important goals and build-ups come from him.
“If things are going wrong, you sit in the stands hoping someone can turn the corner and change things for us. He is a player who can.”