Daniel Ayala says ‘it gained’t be a standard summer season’ as he bids to play a much bigger position in Rovers’ plans subsequent season.
A ultimate day outing in opposition to Birmingham Metropolis was only a tenth look of an injury-hit marketing campaign for the Spaniard who joined as a free agent final September.
Recreation-time has been briefly provide for the 30-year-old, who hadn’t featured because the opening day of 2020 earlier than signing for Rovers eight months later after leaving Middlesbrough.
He’s since had three separate harm absences throughout the season, ready till the ultimate day to make his comeback outing having final appeared for the first-team at Huddersfield City in December.
A 60 minute run-out for the Beneath-23s in opposition to Chelsea helped increase his health earlier than he took his place on the bench for Rovers’ ultimate recreation in opposition to Birmingham the place he performed the ultimate half an hour, changing Taylor Harwood-Bellis.
With the season now carried out, Ayala heads right into a summer season, after which pre-season, which he hopes will stand him in good stead to play a much bigger half in 2021/22.
“It’s been a tough season, a number of accidents one after the opposite, however clearly that’s football,” he informed the membership web site.
“I used to be glad simply to play some video games and to go off into the summer season after which have pre-season after which begin actually good subsequent yr.
“I used to be pushing to play and mentioned to the gaffer that I wished to play, even when it was simply 10 or 20 minutes I wished to get on the market and play and really feel the grass once more.
“I’ve spoken to the health coach and it gained’t be a standard summer season, I must work actually exhausting and make it possible for I’m prepared for pre-season.”