Rovers in Transfer Mode
Safety almost assured, with only the most unimaginable results occuring over the remaining two rounds sending Rovers into the Championship, Blackburn Rovers, Sam Allardyce and the British Press have already started the funny season of football, with Rovers linked with players from across the globe. Below is a quick summary of the rumours of the past week, and hopefully, we can keep updating on a regular basis.
Rumoured Transfer Ins
Darren Bent (Striker)
Currently plying his trade at Tottenham, Rovers might be tempted to ask for Darren Bent plus cash in any deal for Roque Santa Cruz
Peter Crouch (Striker)
Same situation as Darren Bent, Rovers might ask for Crouch plus cash if Roque decides to go in the Pompey direction
Gael Givet (Defence)
After a succesful 6 month loan spell, Rovers hold the cards, with a pre determined sign on fee, rumoured to range between 2 and 4 Million Pounds.
Bojan Krikic (Striker/Wing)
18 Year old Superstar, currently at Barcelona, is available for a season long loan. We are one of many interested, lets see if Sam can do the deal here....
Likelihood- Medium (hopefully very high!!!!)
Nicola Zigic (Striker)
Playing for Valencia, Zigic's name has been floated around all season, however, he has publicly stated that the club is willing to sell him in the off season.
Ahmad AL Mahommadi (Wing)
Nicknamed the Egyptian David Beckham, Ahmad has been turning it on for his club, ENPPI, with Sam ALlardyce rumoured to have sent scouts out on a few occasion to watch the 21 year old in action
Mohammed Tchite (Striker)
Former Belgium player of the Year, currently playing at Racing Santander. Allardyce has apparently been a fan since his managerial days at Bolton
Likelihood- Low to Medium
Lucas Biglia (Midfield)
23 Year old Argentinian Midfielder, Currently plays for Anderlecht, has been monitored by several Premier League Clubs, and is available in the off season
Likelihood- Low to Medium
Carlos Villanueva (Midfield)
Underused in his season long loan spell, Carlos doesnt look like he will be staying at Rovers on a permanent basis, however, he remains hopeful he can earn a deal.
Rumoured Transfer Outs
The Maestro, The Turkish Midfielder established himself as a fans favourite at Ewood Park, and after 8 seasons of Loyal Service, it is time to wish our hero a farewell. He might be back on a coaching basis, fingers crossed, but time will tell
Danny Simpson (Defence)
Season long loan started well for Danny, however, it fell apart at the end of the Ince era, and wasnt to be seen since. Sam has already sent him back to Man U
Andre Oijer (Defence)
Oijer appears to be on his way back to Holland, after a successful stint at Rovers. Enjoyed a few years of first team football, however his contract wont be renewed end of season.
Roque Santa Cruz (Striker)
1 Great year, 1 shocking year, bye bye Roque. His transfer wish will come true, just who he goes to we dont know
Matt Derbyshire (Striker)
Sent out on loan, Matty has turned Greek football upside down, scoring goal after goal, and now he is one of the most hunted players in Greece. Unfortunately, he might not be coming back
Likelihood (Medium to High)
Keith Andrews (Midfield)
Versatile midfielder, is apparently being watched by Portsmouth.
Steven Warnock- (Defence/Midfield)
Several clubs are rumoured to be interested in Steven, with Newcastle leading the pack if they do manage to stay up.
Thats the wrap for this week,