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Bolton's Stelios wants Premiership stay

Greece midfielder Stelios Giannakopoulos is determined to stay in the Barclays Premier League next season.

With Greece eliminated at the group stage of Euro 2008 after their first two games, Stelios will be in the squad for the dead rubber against Spain on Wednesday before looking for a new club after leaving Bolton.

The 33-year-old has been linked with a return to Olympiacos but would prefer to remain in England, where he has played for the last five years.

''I'd like to stay in the Premier League,'' he said. ''I've been there for the last five years and enjoyed it very much.

''I will try to stay in this league because it is the best in the world, simple as that. I will try to sort it out when the tournament finishes.

''I have plenty of time to discuss and have my family to think about as well to decide the best for me.''

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