Last Updated: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:53
Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero has revealed that he is loving his football after making the switch from La Liga to Serie A.
The 28-year-old was part of the Villarreal side that struggled in the 2011/12 campaign and eventually dropped out of the top flight in Spain, but he has found the transition into Italian football a pleasant one.
The Viola are still in the hunt for a place in the Champions League as the season draws to a close, sitting just four points adrift of AC Milan in fourth.
The man who spent some time in the Premier League with West Brom believes that he made the right decision to move on and is relishing the thought of taking on some of Europe's top sides next term.
"I am happy that the fans appreciate me. It's magnificent to hear them chanting my name, especially as I am not a striker," he said
"It is more difficult to make your mark and stand out without scoring goals. Perhaps this is my best season and I hope to remain on this level. Am I the symbol of the Viola? No, the symbol is the team and Vincenzo Montella's football, as following those it's easy to look stronger."
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