Duff As Makeweight For Warnock
The newspapers turn up all sorts of weird and wonderful things during the transfer windows, and now they have turned up a new transfer rumour that would see a Rovers legend return to Ewood Park, as long as we let Stephen Warnock go!!!
Newcastle United have already had an (insulting!!!) offer turned down for England International Warnock, with it understood they have upped this offer since but still this wasn't enough to make us even remotely tempted to sell the left-back, which we're not anyway (nor is he wanting to leave!) Now the thinking of the newspapers is that Kevin Keegan could be prepared to offer Damien Duff a Rovers return, allowing the winger to return to where it all began for him as a teen in a straight swap for Stevie W.
The injury problems that the Republic of Ireland International has had since leaving Ewood for a £17 million move to Chelsea in 2003, and even more so since moving to St James' Park in 2006 would make him a liability and I wouldn't want this to happen, nor do I believe it will as have the newspapers not forgotten that we have Morten Gamst Pedersen (inconsistent or not), Sergio Peter and Keith Tracey as left-wing options!!! So we are hardly lacking quality there.
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