Canero: I Will Show United That I Am No Failure
Byline: ROBERT THOMSON
PETER CANERO admits he spent the summer trying to avoid coming back to the SPL - but is determined to prove he is no flop by winning a permanent deal with Dundee United.
The 24-year- old was freed by Craig Levein's Leicester City in July and has spent the last few months looking for a new club.
A trial with Leeds United did not go as well as he had hoped, so he was faced with dropping down another division in search of a contract.
However, Tannadice boss Gordon Chisholm has kept an eye on his situation and moved to tie him up on a four-month deal yesterday.
Canero, capped by Berti Vogts against Denmark in 2004, concedes that returning to Scotland was not always his preferred option but hopes to prove his doubters wrong.
' It has been in my mind that people will look at me and say that I was a failure in England, so I didn't want to come back up to Scotland because of that, ' the former Kilmarnock player admitted.
'The clubs I was looking at down there were not of the best quality in the end, so when a team of Dundee United's stature came in for me, it was time to come home.
'I don't regret going to Leicester and enjoyed it to begin with. It went like a dream for the first few months - I was in the Premiership and even got into the Scotland team for a game against Denmark. …