James DeGale outlines his ambitions for 2013 on Ringside

Last Updated: 03/04/13 2:22pm

European super-middleweight champion James DeGale always has plenty to say - and when Ringside caught up with him recently he was bullish on his aspirations for the next 12 months.

The Londoner, who won middleweight gold at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, is determined to work his way to the top of the game and believes 2013 will be his year.

Check out the video at the top of the page where the London southpaw has his say on rivals, reputations and recognition...

BIG NAMES: DeGale's defeat to George Groves in 2011 set him back but with four wins to his name since then, Chunky is now eyeing bouts with some of his division's biggest names - and a certain Lucien Bute is in his sights

EUBANK JNR: DeGale has little time for rising star Chris Eubank, Jnr, though. The 27-year-old brands him 'a joke' and 'a novice' and makes it clear how he thinks a fight between the pair of them would end...

WORLD DREAM: DeGale accepts he's not at the elite level just yet but outlines his plan to reach the top and earn a shot at a world title - which he believes could come in this calendar year

COBRA CLASH: IBF super-middleweight champion Carl Froch is focussed on his upcoming rematch with Mikkel Kessler, but DeGale says he would love to do battle with the Nottingham fighter