Beausejour buoyed by Blues move

01 September 2010 10:22
irmingham new recruit Jean Beausejour says he is relishing the prospect of playing in the Premier League.[LNB] The Chilean winger arrived St Andrews on transfer deadline day from Mexican side Club America in a reported £4million move.[LNB]Beausejour enjoyed a sterling World Cup for Chile, prompting City boss Alex McLeish to swoop for the 26-year-old midfielder on a three-year deal.[LNB]And the player says he is delighted to have completed a move to the Midlands outfit, citing the club's desire to secure his signature as the prevailing factor in the deal.[LNB]Beausejour told Radio Agricultura: "I am very happy and proud for getting the chance to play in such an important league, the most seen over the world and where the best football is being played.[LNB]"I am also very happy for having the chance to arrive to a team that did a very big effort for giving me this chance.[LNB]"I have signed a very good contract, at this league's level. All the parts involved are in satisfaction. I have signed a three-year deal.[LNB]"I feel that all what I am getting in my career is thanks to a lot of work and effort. I am arriving to a team that has been watching me since a long time and I am very happy for that."[LNB]Beausejour agreed terms at Birmingham on the same day McLeish sealed moves for fellow midfielder Alexander Hleb and centre-back Martin Jiranek.[LNB]The Chilean said his preferred position was a wide-left berth, although he insisted he is happy to play anywhere on the pitch.[LNB]He added: "I like to play on the left but I will do it where the coach wants me to.[LNB]"For what I have spoken with him, he wants me to play where I most like and feel comfortable, and that is on the left."

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