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Former Arsenal Target Admits He Is Still Open To Premier League Switch

Dynamo midfielder still dreams of playing in England.

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Dynamo Kiev midfielder Younes Belhanda has admitted that he still hopes to play in the Premier League despite shunning a move to England over the summer, Goal.com reports.

The Moroccan international left French side Montpellier in August to link up with Dynamo after the likes of Arsenal, Aston Villa, Manchester United and Spurs were all credited with an interest in landing his signature.

And though he has insisted that he is happy in the Ukraine and feels he made the right decision, he could not deny that he still hopes to be able to ply his trade in England one day.

“For now, all is well [in Ukraine],” he told Beln Sport. “The adjustment period was a bit tricky with the language and the country change, as I had been ten years before at Montpellier.

“I was in my cocoon and I needed a new motivation to move ahead.

“I did not have other contacts [with other clubs] last summer. When I got the call from the President of Kiev, he wanted to meet me at Monaco.

“As soon as he introduced me to his project, I didn’t hesitate. I signed without complexes.

“My dream is to play in England, but maybe I did not do the right thing last year to attract big clubs.

“The Kiev coach put me directly in number 10. He recruited me for this. He told me that we had to do better than last year.”

Belhanda has hit the ground running in the Ukraine this season and has already bagged himself five goals in ten league games.

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