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My best is yet to come, insists Blackburn Rovers loanee King
BLACKBURN Rovers loanee Josh King believes his best is yet to come after insisting he is relishing life at Ewood Park.
The 20-year-old winger is on loan from Manchester United until January but he is expected to extend his stay in East Lancashire, with talks ongoing about securing his permanent transfer.
King has featured in every Rovers match since arriving from Old Trafford, including starting in the last two defeats, and despite the club’s slide down the Championship, he insists he is enjoying himself.
He said: “I have enjoyed my time here very, very much. Everyone has accepted me and it has been good coming here.
“Hopefully I can get a few more goals but the most important thing is the team win games and we work together to do that.
“I have not played so many games in a row since I can’t remember when.
That is great for me and I feel I am getting better and better every week.
“It takes time for a new kid to come into a new team and new surroundings but I am starting to get used to it and hopefully in a few weeks time I will be at my best.”
King scored his first goal for Rovers in the 4-1 home defeat to Cardiff City and is bidding to add to his total when they travel to Middlesbrough on Wednesday.
But, with Rovers adrift of the play-off spots, King insists the priority is on dragging themselves back into promotion contention.
He said: “It is always good to score goals, I am striker and that is my job. We are losing games at the moment and we need to get back on to a winning form.
“Every game is tough in this league, the Championship is a very, very tough league. You win a couple of games and you move up a few places.
“We are hoping for a win to get our confidence up and to get back up the table where we were before I came.
“It is not easy but we are working in training every day and hoping to improve every game we play.
“A win is enough, if we play good football and the fans enjoy it that is obviously brilliant.
“We lose two or three games in a row and that gets into your head a bit.
“But we have some experienced players and, mixed with the youngsters, the experienced guys can talk to the youngsters and get our heads clear.
“Hopefully we get back on a winning run and get three points.”