UK time is: 06:03:11
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

Maybe Rochina Might Stay?? (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Rudy Absence In The Balance (Tuesday July 29 2014)

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)

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 66
2. Mikey Delap 47
3. dallydally 44
4. Sasman! 26
5. *Dave* 22
6. Marcus:) 10
7. chris_rovers 9
8. rhodie110961 7
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

Owls hit by Lavery injury blow
Sheff Wed : 29/07/2014 23:46:00
Scunthorpe close on Llera deal
Sheff Wed : 29/07/2014 23:42:00
Delfouneso Returns
Blackpool : 29/07/2014 23:40:00
Late Hammill Winner In Sheffield
Huddersfield : 29/07/2014 23:05:00
Radoslaw Majewski Joins Terriers on Loan Deal
Huddersfield : 29/07/2014 22:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Ruben Rochina stay at Ewood Park this season?
Suggested By:  Walker
Yes (and that's a good thing) 60%
Yes (and that's a bad thing) 0%
No (and that's a good thing) 0%
No (and that's a bad thing) 0%
If he does he'll go in January anyway!! 40%