Bulgaria want Dimitar Berbatov to come out of international retirement

24 September 2010 06:53
Bulgaria's new coach Lothar Matthaeus is promising to try and tempt Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov back to the squad. [LNB]Berbatov quit the national team in May citing personal reasons and his absence has been keenly felt during Bulgaria's weak start to Euro 2012 qualifying. [LNB]But Matthaeus has pledged to do his best in persuading Berbatov to come back, saying: 'I plan to start talks with Berbatov. He is still welcome in the Bulgarian national team. As a Bulgarian player he should be proud to play for his country.'[LNB] Hot streak: Dimitar Berbatov is in fine scoring form for United this season[LNB] The 49-year-old former Germany midfielder formally signed a one-year contract on Thursday with an option for two more years. He replaces Stanimir Stoilov, who resigned after defeats to England and Montenegro in the opening Euro 2012 qualifying Group G matches.[LNB] Size isn't everything! Chelsea's Essien reveals he was rejected by Man UnitedWe're in it to win it! United assistant defends Sir Alex Ferguson's absenceScunthorpe 2 Man United 5: Ferguson misses Owen take his chance to shineMANCHESTER UNITED FC

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