Date: 19th February 2013 at 9:50am
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Rovers winger David Bentley had apologised for the way in which he left Blackburn Rovers at the end of his first spell at the club.

The former England midfielder announced back in 2008 that he was looking to move on from his spell at Ewood Park to pursue a life at a more high profile club, very publicly whilst sat in a bar he owns in the South of Spain.

That public declaration left a bitter taste in the mouth of many Rovers fans who viewed it as disrespectful, but upon his return the player has admitted that he regrets the way in which he conducted himself.

Bentley told the Lancashire Telegraph – “I apologise to the Blackburn fans for the way I left and went about it all. I was young and na├»ve and maybe those decisions I made were the wrong decisions.

“I apologise because I loved being here and I thank the club for all they did for me, hopefully I can repay them now.

“I was a young man and made a mistake in moving. It was a decision I wanted at the time.

“You can`t act like that. I am not PR driven, I don`t have anyone looking after me telling me what to say, and I made mistakes along the way.

“When I finish I will able to say I did it my way. I would rather that than just spoon feed people lies.

“What you see is what you get and people don`t like that. Some would rather me show an image of being the perfect man but that isn`t the case.”

End of the matter?

 

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