Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Best aiming for February return

Best aiming for February return

Rovers striker Leon Best is targeting a return to playing action by the start of February after admitting that his ligament has put things into perspective for him.

Best was bought by Rovers in the summer for £2m and on sizeable wages for a Championship club but didn't even get started after picking up a cruciate ligament injury in a pre-season friendly with AEK Athens.

But the Irish striker is now raring to go after starting light training in the next stage of his recovery process.

'I've definitely taken days when I've been playing for granted. I won't ever take it for granted again,' Best said as he spoke with BBC Radio Lancashire.

'I know what I want to be doing and that's playing football. I want it even more now than I've ever wanted it before.

'It takes something bad to happen like that, but I'm going to get a positive out of it (ed - Uh oh, Kean alert).'

After a long lay off it is only natural that expectation for Best's return is high, but the Drake lookalike has placed the same pressures upon himself. Perhaps wary he has lost time to make up for.

Best continued - 'They paid good money for me so they should expect that, I expect it from myself.

'It's a matter of time for me to get back. I want to be involved straight away and help out in any way I can. I've come here to play and try to get the club promoted.

'Luckily for me, I can still have a bit of an input when I get back fit.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Friday December 14 2012
Time: 2:58PM

Comments

0
I for one am quite excited about his return, I just hope he can stay fit!
Mikey Delap
14/12/2012 15:01:00
0
Where does it say February? Got told 4 weeks last night.
Joe Ainscough
14/12/2012 15:53:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Shrewsbury v Blackburn - Team Sheets - 23-9-17

Blackburn go to Greenhous Meadow as the visitors to Shrewsbury for the latest League 1 game.

Shrewsbury v Blackburn - Follow On Twitter - 23-9-17

Blackburn go to Greenhous Meadow as the visitors to Shrewsbury today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - League One - 22nd-23rd September 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 22nd-23rd September.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Shrewsbury Town v Blackburn Rovers
Suggested By: Walker
Rovers victory50%
It'll be a draw25%
The Shrews will win25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.rover508
2.Walker3
3.Sasman!3
The Vital Football Members League