Bakary Sako: 'I never went on strike'

Sako: 'I never went on strike'
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Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Bakary Sako insists that he never went on strike to try to force a move to Nottingham Forest.

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Bakary Sako has insisted that he loves the club, despite being strongly linked with a move to Nottingham Forest.

Forest were keen to sign Sako on loan ahead of securing a permanent deal in January, but while the Frenchman admits that he would like to play at a higher level, he insists that he is committed to the League One outfit.

The 25-year-old told the Express & Star: "I spoke to the gaffer in pre-season and he said that if a Premier League or a top Championship club came in for me and a deal was agreed, I would be able to speak with them. I have never been on strike or anything like that.

"I heard a lot of things like 'Sako doesn't want to play for Wolves' but that is rubbish. I have always done my best for this club. I love this club and the fans and everyone who works here.

"I didn't play the last league game because I was ill and then the gaffer said I needed to rest and could come back again last Monday."

Sako has scored five goals in nine appearances for Wolves this season.

Bakary Sako of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Preston North End and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Deepdale on August 03, 2013
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