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Givet Signs Permanent Rovers Deal!

Blackburn Rovers have secured the services of french defender Gael Givet on a permanent basis after a successful loan spell at Ewood Park since January.

Personal terms have now been agreed with the left/centre back and Givet will sign a four-year contract, whilst also paying Marseille 3.5 million for the right to have the player full time.

Givet moved to Ewood Park in January after a bust up with Marseille manager Eric Gerets and had to start from scratch at Rovers. However as the fitness got better, so did Givet and he has proven to be a truly awesome acquisition.

The news was leaked last night at the end of season player awards by John Williams last night.

Givet has proven already to be worth what we have paid and will prove to be an excellent long term player at Rovers.

Good start to the summer guys.

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 26 2009

Time: 6:41PM

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Great news all around... anyone for a pint? or ten? I dont mind really, Sas is paying....
Mikey D
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26/05/2009 18:43:00

aye, i am a bank after all......tequila shots? lol great signing
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27/05/2009 01:27:00

Great signing, played Sam.
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27/05/2009 02:02:00

Sam 1, Transfer window, 0 lol
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27/05/2009 05:20:00

lol Sas.... Shouldnt it be Sam 1 Rest Of England 0. I honestly believe he can play at Champions League level - just dont tell Gael!
Mikey D
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27/05/2009 08:05:00

Excellent news! The news we've all been hoping to hear.
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27/05/2009 08:44:00

Great calls boys......Givet is absolute class - Enter the Sam Allardyce zone here....would Ince EVER EVER EVER have convinced the likes of this man to join us???? I think not!!!
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27/05/2009 08:54:00

agreed mani... he would never have found this guy.
Mikey D
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27/05/2009 10:25:00

Europe is realistic with Big Sam at the helm. fantasitic scouting and good job to finish the deal quickly... whose next?
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27/05/2009 10:56:00

Apparently this Tuncay thing is gathering pace! Go for it Samuel!
Mikey D
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28/05/2009 08:52:00

Samuel? lol you sound like an upset mother talking down on her son......Michael? lolllll
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28/05/2009 09:26:00

Just thought Id throw it in there for a change of pace!!!
Mikey D
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28/05/2009 10:18:00

Great bit of business and I hope the rest of his signings will be of a similar ilk. Still dubious about big sam though as I don't want to see a bunch of thugs heading to Ewood (except the fans that is). I'm keeping my fingers crossed there is some truth in the tuncay rumours - what a class act he is.
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