Pedersen re-iterates his desire to remain with Blackburn

Morten Gamst Pedersen says he intends on staying with Blackburn Rovers.

Morten Gamst Pedersen says he intends on staying with Blackburn Rovers.

The Norwegian midfielder was recently called a ‘pensioner’ by club owner Shebby Singh who suggested he wanted to part with the player but Pedersen hit back by scoring the winning goal on the weekend.

Pedersen curled home a 79th minute winner against Leicester City and celebrated by grabbing a walking stick from the bench which he felt was a humorous way of dealing with the situation.

"It was a good celebration. When I arrived at Ipswich for the opening game, the walking stick was hanging on my peg in the dressing room,” he said.

"I can't control what people are saying. But if I have a problem with someone, I will go and see them and sort it that way. It is easier than doing it through the media.

"I am not going to say all my thoughts because I think that is between me, the management and the owners.

"I try to keep things away from the media in that way. Of course I read newspapers, people talk to me and you hear things. Sometimes you are wondering what is going on.

"But Sunday is eight years since I signed for Rovers. I said earlier I am committed to Blackburn.

"I was one of the first people to say this. I have had offers to leave before but I have stayed.

"The main thing is to get back to the Premier League. That is where we want to be."

 
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