Berbatov to return to international soccer

Dimitar Berbatov is considering a comeback to international

soccer, and says he expects an invitation from Bulgaria’s new


Coach Lyuboslav Penev says he would be glad if Berbatov returns

to the team, adding that he will talk with him later this week.

Berbatov had said Tuesday that if he receives an invitation, he

could consider a comeback.

The Manchester United striker retired from international soccer

in 2010, saying there was a lot of stress in the national team and

that he wanted to focus on his family.

The 31-year-old striker made his international debut in 1999 and

is Bulgaria’s all-time leading scorer with 48 goals in 77