Berbatov eager to extend Monaco stay

The Bulgarian striker was loaned to France from Fulham in the January transfer window and has scored six goals in 12 games for his new side, including a brilliant strike on Sunday
Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov is eager to extend his stay with the Ligue 1 club beyond the end of the season.

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Berbatov joined the French title-chasers on loan from Premier League strugglers Fulham at the end of January and has since scored six goals in 12 appearances.

The Bulgarian netted the winner in Monaco's 1-0 victory over Nice on Sunday, hitting the target with an audacious lob, and the 33-year-old is keen to remain with the principality club, whose victory over Cote d'Azur rivals Nice secured a place in next season's Champions League.

"My future? Everything is fine for me here, I play and score," Berbatov told L'Equipe.

"When the season is over, we will sit around a table and we will decide if I stay or leave.

"I am doing my job on the pitch so far and I try to prove I am quite good. Do I want to stay at Monaco? Yes, I would like to stay."