Emirates Stadium

Next Game

Arsenal v QPR

Friday, 26 December 2014, 17:30

Barclays Prem

Anfield

Last Game

Liverpool 2 - 2 Arsenal

Sunday, 21 December 2014, 16:00

Barclays Prem

Bernard quiet on future plans

Bernard has admitted his situation at Shakhtar Donetsk is difficult, but he will not think about the future until after the World Cup.

Last Updated: 22/05/14 at 11:35 Post Comment

Bernard: Frustrated not to be playing regularly at Shakhtar Donetsk

Bernard: Frustrated not to be playing regularly at Shakhtar Donetsk

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Bernard was heavily linked with a move to the Premier League last summer, when the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur were among a host of clubs reportedly keen on securing his services.

He eventually joined Shakhtar but has found his first season in Ukraine hard, and not just because of the country's political crisis.

Constant squad rotation has made it tough for the 21-year-old to impress on the pitch, and he concedes that it has been frustrating not to play as regularly as he would like.

Speaking to Globo Esporte, Bernard said: "I can't talk about what's going on in Ukraine as I was told not to do so, but I have gone through everything there and so did my parents, as they were with me. It's complicated.

"As for the future, I can't say anything. There is a large turnover of players that pleases no-one in the squad.

"I was used to playing on Wednesdays and Sundays here [in Brazil] while at Shakhtar I have played only 25 games so far.

"It's hard and complicated to be in a country where I barely play, I hope that this will change.

"I leave my future after the World Cup in God's hands."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

f he can find the right player? Surely the manager of one of Europe's top clubs has a well-researched short-list and has a good idea of who he wants to bring on-board? If I can find the right player sounds like someone going out on Saturday night on the pull, and the nearer you get to midnight the lower your standards drop.

CamberleyGooner
Wenger to buy centre-half

C

an someone point Brenda towards the real premier league table rather than the imaginary table in Brenda Land

bludsucker
Rodgers still targets top four

P

lease, please 365 can you find out what he drinks and let me know?

citymanofoz
Rodgers still targets top four

Footer 365

Transfer news: Inter Milan reveal interest in Liverpool midfielder Lucas but not Tottenham's Aaron Lennon

Inter Milan have dismissed reports they want Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon during January, but admit Liverpool's Lucas is a target.

Scottish Championship: Chairman David Somers says Rangers 'living beyond their means for years'

Rangers chairman David Somers claims a number of 'legacy issues' from previous boards have contributed to the current financial state of the club.

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger will buy a centre-half in January

Arsene Wenger will buy a centre-half if he can find "the right player" and says he has no qualms about spending money.

Mail Box

Wenger Has Made Arsenal Mentally Weak

We have plenty of reaction to yesterday's result, with Mailers sick of Wenger, Mertesacker and Skrtel in particular. Plus why it's not yet time for 'Austin for England'...

More Players In The Wrong Bloody Shirt

Plus Cristiano Ronaldo, who looks 'heart-breakingly well-suited to a Real Madrid shirt' according to one United fan. Plus, words from the good doctor and plenty more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property