Last Updated: Sat, 09 Mar 2013 12:40
Alex Kacaniklic has ruled out a permanent move to loan club Burnley because he wants to establish himself in the Fulham first team.
The 21-year-old Sweden international winger was given the green light to join the Championship club by Cottagers boss Martin Jol because he was struggling for first-team football at Craven Cottage since Urby Emanuelson joined from AC Milan in January.
And following an impressive start to his spell with the Clarets, which is set to run until the end of the season, their manager Sean Dyche admitted that he would love to try and sign him on a permanent deal if the club could raise the finances.
But Kacaniklic immediately spoke out to insist that he sees his long-term future with Fulham.
"I am happy at Fulham," he said in the Fulham Chronicle. "My target is to play every week and become one of their main players.
"But I've got a better chance of first-team football here at the moment. They have a lot of games still to play, so that's why I wanted to come to Burnley.
"It's also an opportunity to show the Fulham manager what I can do. Hopefully I can get some goals and assists and help the team."
On the prgress he has made already this season, Kacaniklic added: "It's been a good season. I've made 12 starts in the Premier League and scored three goals.
"I've also made my debut for the (Sweden) national team and managed to get a couple of MoMs.
"But I feel I need to be playing to continue my progress, which is why I came here."
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