• Posted on: 30 April 2012
  • By: isport

Blackburn Rovers midfielder David Dunn has said that survival in the Premier league this season would mean more than getting an international For England.

Blackburn are currently struggling with relegation this season.

There is a real danger that they may go down this season. This would be the first time that a Premier league winning club would be relegated from the division. Bolton, QPR, Wigan, and Wolverhampton Wanderers other clubs fighting against relegation.

Many regard Wolves to be done and dusted, while leaving the other three to fight against relegation. Despite the presence of players like David Dunn, Blackburn have been having an exceptionally poor season.

This has made the England midfielder believes that surviving in the Premier league next season would mean a lot to him than winning an international cap for England. The 32-year-old has been plagued by injury problems throughout his career. Many regard it as one of the reasons for him to not have a stellar international career.

The midfielder is now a position when survival in the Premier league would be his biggest achievement. Due to the calibre of players at Blackburn, many regard that it would be extremely difficult financially for the club to survive in the Championship without the revenue from the TV deals in the Premier league.

“It hurts a lot. Everything around it hurts me. There just seems to be unrest everywhere you look but sometimes that happens when things aren’t going well. I think there have probably been too many changes in a short space of time and I think any club making that many changes would be affected. But we’ve got to keep going. It would be a great achievement to stay up,” Dunn said. Blackburn managed a 2-0 win over Norwich during the weekend, which boosted their survival possibilities.