Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa, who enjoyed what some would consider a successful first season in English club Manchester United, admits that he felt lost most of the time while playing for the Premier League champions. He also says that he would like to go back someday to his previous team in the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund.
The former German champions and last year’s Champions League runner-up Dortmund still hold Kagawa in high esteem, despite transferring to England. He remains a popular figure among the fans and players, and he says that if they will still have him, he would love to play for them again someday. Even though he won the English title with United, the Japanese international is definitely not satisfied with his performance, scoring six goals in 26 appearances and being sidelines with an injury for several months. Even though he felt lost for some time, he said he did not give too much importance on that feeling. Instead, he made the most out of his performance and feels honored to have played under legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson in his final season in charge of the club.
Moving forward, the Samurai Blue player is determined to improve his performance next season and also to prepare for next year’s World Cup in Brazil, where Japan has qualified for the finals for the fifth straight time. He believes he has “no excuse any more” to not do well for United next season since he has already completed one season. “I know I’m at a place where you can’t play if you don’t achieve results. I’m determined to do it, also because there will be a World Cup,” he added.
[ via Yahoo ]
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