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Rovers transfer gossip round up

For a club that aren't supposed to be doing loads of business this window the gossip is certainly flowing.

Not that I don't believe what I am being told but just saying, thats all!

First off, Everton are now in for Benni McCarthy. The Toffees like ourselves are a bit frigged for money but are exploring a way of completing a £2.5 million deal.

Remember that £2.5 million figure, it will come in handy later...

Next up, it appears that Morten Gamst Pedersen has become a target for Matt Derbyshire's Olympiakos. It has even gone as far as the Greek side making an enquiry for the winger.

Rovers would sell for £2 millon with only 6 months left on his deal, but the Norwegian is apparently not too keen - but with his options running thin, he might need to bail.

On the inbound, the rumours have surfaced again that Blackburn have asked Stoke about James Beattie.

£2.5 million (see I told you) is the figure needed to prize James away from the Britannia - and if we can acquire him then Benni could be on his way.

So it all ties in together you see!

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Thursday January 7 2010
Time: 8:10AM

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Not bad shouts at all today, am I right in saying we would all jump at the chance to grab £2 million for MGP?
Mikey Delap
07/01/2010 08:15:00
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jep if we then sign hoilet, then I'm on....cheers
riisenholt
07/01/2010 08:40:00
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lol darn that 3 mill for andrews from fulham is looking like gold now
sasman
07/01/2010 09:57:00
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I'm not being funny, but all of a sudden, gamst has picked up his performances a bit? that always happens though, when hes trying to move... id say £2.5 million, because u never know, a move could bring out the best in him! Benny for 2.5 million... NOO! he is worth 5m at least! and what about this Beattie for Roberts swap deal?
rover23
07/01/2010 10:33:00
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Benni is worth a hell of a lot more than that! id be dissapointed to get less than 5m for him
LHrover
07/01/2010 11:20:00
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Why on earth would David Moyes think that McCarthy would be the answer to his prayers.
Nellup
07/01/2010 13:01:00
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McCarthys age will count against him though - no-one is mad enough to pay £5 million for tempremental, attitude conscious, 32 year old striker, no matter how good he is!!!
Mikey Delap
07/01/2010 13:08:00
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I don't care what happens as long as we get a couple of strikers that know where the net is!! I have always, like most people, big fans of Benni and Jase but you have to admit that Benni has not been consistent enough to warrant a regular start and Roberts simply does not score enough. It gets to the point where if we can get a good amount of cash (2.5 each would suffice), we move on and try someone else up-front. I think Beattie would be excellent, but we could do with another.
Wellsy10
07/01/2010 14:44:00
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Beattie will get goals but not a lot else... like Benni used to be Beattie would come without the flair! I would settle for that!
Mikey Delap
07/01/2010 15:51:00
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Jason Roberts off for 2.5M, i would settle for that. He came here for 3M, and i remembered the Wigan fans commented that that was a great piece of business, absolutely delighted to see the back of him at Wigan and 3M in the pocket. Come on, bring in Beattie!
metalrover
08/01/2010 00:03:00
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