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Defour's Premier League dream

FC Porto midfielder Steven Defour has outlined his desire to play in the Premier League in the future.

Last Updated: 31/12/13 at 14:12 Post Comment

Steven Defour: Dreams of Premier League football but remains realistic

Steven Defour: Dreams of Premier League football but remains realistic

The Belgian playmaker finds himself second choice at the Estadio do Dragao and admits he is ready to reconsider his future at the club.

Defour joined Porto in 2011 from Standard Liege but has only made 33 appearances for the Portuguese top flight side, 25 of which coming from the bench, in two-and-a-half years.

Ahead of the 25-year-old's departure from Standard Liege, there was speculation linking him with a move to Aston Villa and Defour admits playing in the Premier League is a long-term ambition.

"I still dream of the Premier League, but I don't know if it's realistic for someone who isn't even a first-team regular at Porto," he told Het Laatste Nieuws.

"I think the Bundesliga would fit me better. I haven't decided my future yet.

"I will be thinking about my options in the upcoming weeks."

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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