Villanueva hoping to stay

Published Add your comment

Football News

Chile midfielder Carlos Villanueva has spoken of his wish to secure a long-term contract at Blackburn.

The 23-year-old's loan spell from Audax Italiano is due to finish at the end of the season.

Villanueva has struggled to establish himself at Ewood Park but he said: "I want to stay as I feel as though I am learning every day. It is very different in England from Chile. The game is quicker and stronger. It takes time to adjust and I feel I would improve next season."

He added: "When I arrived in Blackburn I got chickenpox and could not train for three weeks. Now things are better.

"This is one of the best leagues in the world and I am enjoying being part of it.

"While I would like to be involved in more games, it is okay. I am happy at Blackburn."

Villanueva added: "I do not know anything about my future but I am not worried about that.

"My focus is on the remaining games and trying to help Blackburn if I get the chance. I will always give my best."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Carlos Villanueva
Blackburn Rovers
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again