Date: 13th May 2010 at 4:48pm
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With Paul Scholes having turned down the chance to get involved at international level again, one of his United team colleagues, Dimitar Berbatov has also opted to leave the international arena,

Speaking at a press conference in Sofia, Berbatov announced his decision remarking,

“I have decided to step down from the national team, starting today.”

With Bulgaria not having qualified for South Africa 2010, Bebratov explained that he wanted to give younger players the opportunity to step out from his shadow.

Perhaps we should point out that at 29 years of age Berbatov hasn`t exactly got distant memories of the first flushing of youth.

However, with speculation rife that Bebratov could be the biggest name cast adrift by Sir Alex as he attempts to reshape the United squad ahead of next season, the Bulgarian has reiterated his desire to stay at Old Trafford commenting,

“I am going nowhere.”

“I have arrived where I want to be. I have reached the summit.”


Not quite a statement of Cantona-esque proportions but a statement of intent nevertheless!

All we can do is wait and see if Sir Alex shares similar views on the future of a player who cost £30 million but has only scored 26 times in 65 appearances!

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