Sunderland Meet Rovers Asking Price For Benni?!?!
Blackburn Rovers manager Paul Ince keeps saying that there will be no more departures from Ewood Park, but the national media are today claiming that a fee has been (or will be) agreed with Sunderland for Benni McCarthy.
These media claims are that Sunderland are prepared to pay £9 million for the South African International, which is understood to be the asking price (even though Benni, and anyone else isn't for sale) and the Black Cats manager Roy Keane will look to wrap this up later this week having moved on from his original target Louis Saha.
Personally if we have been offered (or will be) this amount I would take it!!! McCarthy is still a superb striker but I don't think we will see the striker that was so deadly in his first season at Ewood return again, and with him not getting any younger we would be mad not to accept this wouldn't we??? If we could get three times what we paid for him two-year later after a poor second season we MUST accept the offer, but I'd believe this when I saw it though!!!
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