Newly recalled Socceroo Mark Bresciano cool on A-League return

After 18 months since his last international appearance, the former Palermo midfielder was full of praise for his current club Al Nasr and non-committal on a future A-League move
Mark Bresciano is cool on a future move to the A-League and credits his Australia recall this week to his current club Al Nasr.

The 32-year-old midfielder has been in fine goalscoring form for the UAE outfit since his switch from Italy's Lazio last August.

The Melbourne-born man was given his first Socceroos call-up since the 2010 World Cup on Tuesday, named in the squad to face Saudi Arabia in a World Cup qualifier on February 29.

But Bresciano was non-committal on making an A-League move anytime soon, declaring he was  happy with Al Nasr.

"Maybe," Bresciano told the Totally Football Radio Show in response to a question on an A-League switch.

"Who knows if I will return but at the moment I am concentrating on UAE League and trying to gain some silverware with Al Nasr."

Bresciano instead credited his current club for his Socceroos recall.

"The key is that I am enjoying it at the moment and my good form is an extension of that," he said.

"The team have been playing really well in the last few months and my goals only come because of the team performing at the top of their game."

Bresciano also praised his manager, former Inter and Italy goalkeeper Walter Zenga, and said he is also enjoying playing with former Bayern Munich, Juventus and Italian World Cup winner Luca Toni.

"I am really happy here both on and off the pitch and want to see out my contract with the club," he said.

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