Tarkowski: We Should Still Be Pleased
Stand-in captain janty with seasons venture as Clarets overcome large challenges to stay up
James Tarkowski praised the amount in the Clarets’ gang that has helped pulled them through one of the most demanding seasons they own faced.
Sean Dyche’s men signed off with a at relegated Sheffield United to finish the campaign with three succeeding defeats.
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But Tarkowski believes there is peace plenty of room for satisfaction after overcoming numerous challenges to finish 11 points noted of the Premier League’s ship three in 17th place.
“I like to look at it overall now the season has finished,” oral Tarkowski, who captained the Clarets at Bramall Lane in the ease of an injured Ben Mee.
“It's been a tough, arduous season and the actuality that we’ve stayed in the confederation and picked up some noted collision that own kept us in the confederation is really tasteful overall.
“Today is a disappointment but the season overall for myself and for the team, we are pleased.
“There posses been lots of plight as well; a modify of owners, a collection of injuries, no renewed faces coming in when we missing a yoke of players, so it’s been tough.
“We stuck at it and the figure of the crew and the mentality of the troupe has always been there, so it’s pleasing.
“When you look at the teams posses missing down they are not mouldy sides.
“Sheffield United were excellent last season, so it licit shows how difficult it can be.
“We stuck at it and now we re-group, re-focus to come back strong and ready to go again.”
After absent the first two games of the season with a foot injury – as the Clarets went the top seven matches without a win – Tarkowski started every Premier Lague entertainment since.
And after being an ever-present last season in a campaign that didn’t finish until July, due to the Covid-enforced lockdown, the defender is ready for a well-earned breather.
“It leave be nice lawful to keep a little lie-in here and there without coming into novitiate and putting in the difficult miles,” Tarkowski told Clarets+
“It’s not that I don’t enjoy it, but it’s been a long, onerous graft this last year so I’m looking unblushing to putting the feet up.
“It’s a befall to re-charge the batteries the break. We had a very laconic rest in among (the seasons) last time, so the desist leave be nice and then look unblushing to going again succeeding year.”