UK time is: 13:00:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Big Sam confident of young duo staying

Big Sam Allardyce is extremely calm and confident when it comes to the futures of young stars Phil Jones and Steven N'Zonzi.

The Rovers gaffer does admit that if a BIG offer came in then they would be forced to sell - but that is unlikely given the size of the offers that he has in mind.

Allardyce speaking to Sky Sports said - "When you look at Chris Smalling`s situation, he plays four (league) games and he is sold for 10million,"

"That`s how quickly things happen when a new player emerges on the scene like him and Phil Jones. They create a stir in the world of football.

"I do fear a big club will come and take him, and it doesn`t matter he is currently on a longish-term contract because if they offer enough money we would have to sell him. It`s as simple as that.

"But the money would have to be rather large, to say the least, so I`m very confident he`ll be here (next season).

"I don`t see a club stumping up the sort of money that would be in my mind to even consider letting him go."

I am pretty sure myself that there will be speculation about our young boys over the summer but now is not the time to be selling these startlets if you will.

I am sure at some point in the future we will need to cash in to raise our budget but it won't be this summer.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 2 2010

Time: 8:55PM

Your Comments

DO NOT SELL is my words of advice.
Mikey Delap
Sam won't sell. surely not... and as a side note, did the fruit basket ever arive at Mr Hughes house for signing Santa Cruz? ahh such stupidly big money for such a whinging ********
retroflair31
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers In Need Of A Right-Back (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Rovers Keane On Michael Again (Saturday July 19 2014)

Strengthen The Defence (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Best If Leon And Rovers Part (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Marrow leaves Rovers (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Bowyer's Rhodes Delight (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Odd Kit Launch!! (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Nothing To Worry About (Sunday July 13 2014)

Blackburn 4 AFC Telford 0! (Sunday July 13 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 64
2. Mikey Delap 38
3. dallydally 36
4. Sasman! 26
5. *Dave* 19
6. Marcus:) 10
7. chris_rovers 8
8. rhodie110961 6
9. fransavarese 6
10. adam_quirk 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Norwich Reject Fer Bid
Norwich : 23/07/2014 12:36:00
RUFC - Worrall Joins Shrimpers
Rotherham : 23/07/2014 11:56:00
Filling the Juke's shoes
Bolton : 23/07/2014 10:02:00
Veteran Signs As Wanderers Player-Coach
Bolton : 23/07/2014 10:00:00
The Championship 2014/15 - Blackpool
Reading : 23/07/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should be the number one for Rovers?
Suggested By:  Walker
Paul Robinson 68%
Simon Eastwood 6%
Jake Kean 20%
Bring in someone new 6%