Utaka hoping to stay in England

27 July 2010 09:37
Portsmouth forward John Utaka has indicated he wishes to secure a move to a Premier League club with Bolton, Sunderland and Fulham all keen.[LNB] The Nigeria international is expected to depart Fratton Park this summer, such are the Championship team's financial woes.[LNB]Bolton, Sunderland and Fulham have all been mooted as potential suitors for Utaka, who joined Portsmouth from Rennes in 2007.[LNB]German pair Cologne and Bayer Leverkusen have also been linked with the 28-year-old, but Utaka is keen to stay in England.[LNB]He said: "My manager is looking into the offers before him. Everything is in the air. I would like to stay in the Premier League. [LNB]"It is quick, aggressive and direct and there are loads of goals every week. And, yes, the money in England is also good."

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