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Salgado: I never got any answers
A FRUSTRATED Michel Salgado admits he is still seeking an explanation for why his Blackburn Rovers dream became a nightmare – after admitting no one at the club can tell him the reasons.
The former Spanish international and Real Madrid defender will exit Ewood this summer at the end of his two-year deal, having spent the last six months frozen out at the club.
It is understood Salgado was not allowed to play as part of a cost cutting exercise, due to a clause in his contract, but the 36-year-old admits no one has been able to give him a straight answer.
Steve Kean’s men were handed a tough start to next season, with an opening day trip to Ipswich on August 18, with Chinese outfit Guangzhou understood to be closing in on top scorer Yakubu.
Salgado said: “I’m still trying to find an explanation for the big change in December and it’s not an easy one to get to the bottom of.
“The problem is that if you try to find an explanation there is nobody inside the club that can explain anything. That’s the most disappointing and frustrating thing.
“It was really disappointing to end it like that because things were going OK for us when suddenly they changed everything.
“In the last six months I just couldn’t stay. It was really upsetting not just for me but for the rest of the team and the fantastic fans. It was tough to see my friends there get relegated from the Premier League.”