Back in Scotland fray, Ipswich’s Berra has no hard feelings towards Wolves

Christophe Berra insists he holds no grudges towards Wolves following his exit from the club this past summer.

Christophe Berra insists he holds no grudges towards Wolves following his exit from the club this past summer.

The 28-year old defender was frozen out by former Molineux boss Dean Saunders in the second part of last season which had a negative effect on his Scotland career and prompted him to up and leave for Ipswich Town in July.

Fast forward four months and Berra is now back in the national team setup after impressing with Ipswich but he has made it clear that he is grateful to Wolves for what they did for him ever since his 2009 move from Heart of Midlothian.

“I watched the games when I was out and it was hard at the time. I wanted to be involved but getting the wins was good for the nation,” he told the Daily Record about missing the last few World Cup qualifiers for Scotland.

“(Central defenders) Russell (Martin) and Grant (Hanley) have done really well. But before I was left out at Wolves I had played a lot of Scotland games on the trot and thought I was consistent.

“That’s football, though, if you are not playing regularly, you don’t expect to be in the squad. It was disappointing the way it ended at Wolves and the fact it affected my Scotland career.

“I had been playing well for Stale Solbakken before he got sacked.

“But then because my contract was ending and I wanted to try something different, I wasn’t even on the bench.

“I don’t have hard feelings. Wolves did a lot for me.”

 
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