The English defender is adjusting well to life in Turkey since swapping a relegation fight with QPR for competing for a spot in next season's Champions LeagueBursaspor defender Anton Ferdinand insists he has no regrets over his move to the Turkish outfit.
The 28-year-old made the surprise loan move in January and has since become an instant hit in Turkey, helping the club to fourth spot in the Super Lig with the potential of finishing in the top two.
And Ferdinand reveals that even though life in Turkey has been a challenge, it’s one he’s enjoying and will never regret.
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"Some people like to think that they want to go and play abroad and things like that, but that doesn't faze me.
"If things are brought to me that I think is a challenge I want to do it and playing abroad is definitely a challenge for anyone.
"I have seen it all my career - people come from abroad to England and how difficult it is for them. I like challenges and this is no different and something I will never regret."
Prior to the disappointing draw at home to Akhisar Belediye on Saturday, Bursaspor had rattled off three consecutive clean sheets with Ferdinand named in the Super Lig Team of the Week for two weeks in a row.
He can’t help but be pleased with his recent form and isn’t ruling out a permanent transfer to Bursaspor.
He added: "It took a little bit of time for me to get a run in the team because the team were winning games, but I am happy with my performances over the last three games," noted Ferdinand.
"We have got three clean sheets, which is always satisfying for a defender and the first thing you want to do as a defender is keep a clean sheet knowing you have done your job for the team.
"Football is a confidence game and to see myself in the Team of the Week for two weeks running fills me with confidence.
"I wouldn't rule out move to Bursaspor. I am a person who just loves to play football and loves the challenge and as long as I am playing I wouldn't rule out a move to Turkey. I am enjoying it and if I am enjoying my football then I am enjoying my life."