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Rovers Ready To Do A Fortune Deal

Blackburn Rovers look as though they will be offering Quinton Fortune a contract until the end of the season.

The former Manchester United and Bolton Wanderers Midfielder had been on trial with Sunderland, but they decided not to take up the option to sign him, so he came to Ewood Park and has been with the club for several weeks. Now Mark Hughes has indicated that he is prepared to offer the South African a contract for the remainder of the current campaign in order for him to prove himself worthy of a possible longer stay.

Hughes told the Lancashire Telegraph: "It's a situation we are still looking at. We'll be fair to him.

"We probably still need a little bit more time to look at him in certain situations, but it may be an option for us to have him from now until the end of the season to give him a chance to impress
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Writer:Walker
Date:Monday March 3 2008
Time: 7:50PM

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Personally I'm not sure about him, but In Sparky we trust.
Hughes Da Man
03/03/2008 19:52:00
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Well nothing to lose really, until the end of season contract wud be good, adds a little more competition and doubt he wud be on much and if Sparky thinks it's worthwhile then probably is!!
roverjoy
03/03/2008 21:49:00
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I think it would be a good idea taking him until the end of the season. Sparky obviously likes something about him but is still unsure about giving him a contract, so this will give him the perfect oppertunity to make up his mind.
spinaker7081
03/03/2008 22:28:00
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I think it would be a good idea taking him until the end of the season. Sparky obviously likes something about him but is still unsure about giving him a contract, so this will give him the perfect oppertunity to make up his mind. Lets see what happens!
spinaker7081
03/03/2008 22:30:00
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Well I guess it's a no lose situation but I really don't rate him!
roversman
04/03/2008 10:21:00
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I can see the merits and also the draw backs but Hughes will know how to get the good stuff out of him... lets do it.
MikeyGamst
04/03/2008 10:37:00
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Nothing to lose... but I don't think we need him. If he can't get into the team at Sunderland, I don't think he'll get into ours
FreidelNo.1
04/03/2008 13:52:00
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I'm gonna disagree with you there FriedelNo.1 ... wages to be wasted here, fortune's not up to scratch!
Bents4eng
04/03/2008 18:09:00
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It looks like Sunderland are back in for him anyway apparently?!?!
Hughes Da Man
04/03/2008 19:06:00
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seems logical - see what he can do then re-visit the situation in the summer!
merlin
04/03/2008 19:27:00
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