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Rovers Lead Chase For Espanyol Star

Rovers Lead Chase For Espanyol Star

Blackburn Rovers are leading the chase to sign highly rated Espanyol defender Albert Lopo, who becomes a free agent at the end of the season.

The 25-year-old has spent his entire career at Espanyol having come through the club's youth ranks. He has been a virtual ever-present for the past three seasons and has enjoyed a particularly consistent campaign this term despite his side's struggles in La Liga.

Espanyol are hoping to keep hold of the player but have thus far failed to persuade him to sign a new deal.


Lopo's agent Tente Sanchez is unsurprised by the interest and told Sky Sports News.

'The player has done excellently this season and the interest in him is normal. There are also options in Spain.'


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Date:Thursday April 6 2006
Time: 2:04PM

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I haven't seen much of Lopo but Hughes is a good judge of player ability and knows what he needs for his team. I hope you lot get him.
Ollie Sheehan
07/04/2006 21:06:00
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two fantastic goals from bellamy today. Don't get why he doesn't do it mroe often. not to say i lie him or nethin
Cookie is god
10/04/2006 00:05:00
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brilliant game, played out by two teams who play attractive football
millers4eva
10/04/2006 08:57:00
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good game nice to see football not pri madonnas.
POKERMILLERSWINTON
10/04/2006 16:44:00
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mark hughes has done a brilliant job with you
millers4eva
10/04/2006 22:59:00
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yes he has done a good job, but no way manager of the year
Midland_Red
14/04/2006 18:29:00
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