'I left Manchester United with my head held very high,' says Berbatov

Last Updated: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 11:40 hrs

Fulham striker Dimitar Berbatov has insisted that he is not lazy, and gave his all for Manchester United.

The Bulgarian, who fired 57 goals in 149 United games but could never lose the 'idle' tag while his time there, believes he left Old Trafford with his head held high.

"I left Manchester United with my head held very high. I gave 100 per cent and no one could doubt my performances, especially when you compare how many minutes I actually played," The Sun quoted Berbatov, as saying.

"I was the Premier League's top goalscorer in 2010-11 and never wanted to be on the bench. Perhaps I needed to play more but I always accepted the manager's orders. I never considered myself to be a star - only a forward working for the team," he added.

According to the paper, Berba started just 12 games last season and then decided to leave Old Trafford and join Fulham for 5 million pounds.

Berba said that while scoring big and winning trophies for Fulham maybe difficult as compared to United or Spurs, he is focused on getting his club in the European League.

"It may be more difficult to score and win trophies with Fulham than at United or Spurs. But I am focused on scoring goals for Fulham and fighting to get us into the Europa League," he said. (ANI)

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