Sergio Busquets
Barcelona's Busquets has managed to establish himself as one of the best defensive midfielders in the worldReuters

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has put all the English clubs on red alert by revealing that he is looking to quit Barcelona and move to the Premier League.

The 26-year-old, who is a product of Barcelona's youth academy, has managed to establish himself as one of the best defensive midfielders in the world since his debut for the senior team in 2008.

Despite finding a lot of success with Barcelona in the form of numerous pieces of silverware including four La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey trophies and two Champions League crowns, Busquets admits that he may leave Spain and move to the Premier League in the future.

"I envy everything. I admire the Premier League for the quality and style of football," Busquets told The Guardian. "Maybe after years playing the same style you tire of it, and football there is very different."

"Stadiums are full, pitches are good, the press is different, people are different, the football culture is different. Everyone talks highly of England and I'd like to experience it one day. You see more space, more opportunity to enjoy your football."

Most players from Spain struggle to adapt to the physical of play in the Premier League, but the 26-year-old insists that he would be "comfortable" with that.

"English football's more about intensity, physicality. Here it's more tactical," he added. "The pivot is more about being tactically astute than physically dominant: thinking, calculating, offering solutions, defensively and offensively. Control everything. It's more physical, more intense, but I think I'd be comfortable."

Busquets is often eclipsed by the likes of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Andres Iniesta at Barcelona, but he insists that he is happy to see other players take the limelight.

"I don't want people talking about me, for good or bad. I don't do many interviews. I don't have Twitter," he added. "Forwards get the plaudits and goals are football's essence. But I'm not selfish like that, I don't long for praise or the lead role."

"I'd rather the strikers scored [than me]; they live off goals. I don't care. If I did, I wouldn't play in this position. I love my role, I love the job I do."

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