Martinez not keen on England

10 June 2009 04:00
Javi Martinez has distanced himself from speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League. The Spain U21 international is said to have impressed a number of English clubs last season, with Liverpool and Manchester City reported to be leading the race for his signature. However, the 20-year-old insists he has happy at Athletic Bilbao and has no desire to move on. "The truth is I am not interested in this. I am focused on my club and not interested in rumours," Martinez said. "Still, I have many years left on my contract. "I am very happy in Bilbao and want to continue. The truth is that I don't want to move." Martinez admits he is flattered to be in the thoughts of some of Europe's biggest clubs, but claims the possibility of a move to Anfield or Eastlands holds no appeal. "It's like if they told you that you are on the right track. It's a pleasure, but that's all," he added. "It makes me proud that such teams (are interested), but at the end of the day you never know what is real and what isn't. "That's why I am not fazed by it, even if it is an honour."

Source: SKY_Sports