Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Benjani training with Rovers

Benjani training with Rovers

Blackburn Rovers have got former Manchester City and Portsmouth striker at Brockhall as he looks to win a deal at Ewood Park.

Sam Allardyce has decided to run the rule over the Zimbabwean after papers linked Benjani with moves to obscure corners of the globe.

The good news is that Benjani wouldn't cost abean in transfer fees as money bags city released him.

The bad news is that he is used to very high wages, something he certainly won't be getting at Ewood Park (in footballing terms anyway!).

Zimbabwean Benjani spent his first day at Rovers' Brockhall training ground on Tuesday.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Wednesday August 11 2010
Time: 8:53AM

Comments

0
Could be a good freebie option??? Especially if we can sign another striker and sell Roberts.
Mikey Delap
11/08/2010 08:55:00
0
Will be lacking match practice so will prob need a few reserve games before playing for the first team
Vanilla Ice
11/08/2010 09:33:00
0
I like the sound of this... if we get decent little fee for JR and sign Benjani FREE!!, as well as buy another striker we will be looking much better for the new season. Hopefully Benjani has realistic wage demands bearing in mind Man City have been offering ridiculous money to players.
ITSALLROVER
11/08/2010 10:10:00
0
TBF if he has even a shred of awareness about him then he may realise that most clubs dont pay Man City money!!!
Mikey Delap
11/08/2010 10:35:00
0
He's asking for 13k a week, aswell as a 5k appearance fee. So if we offload Roberts (whose wage is significantly higher) we will have extra money for another striker + extra wages (which appears to have been a stumbling block in the past!) things are looking up, great bit of dealing by the fat man!
marsmanic
11/08/2010 11:54:00
0
if he doesnt want sky high wages then I cant see why it will be a bad thing.
LHrover
11/08/2010 12:05:00
0
Lads, come over to Vital Everton and vote on our poll - "Who will finish 4th" - and don't be afraid to visit the article and have a bit of banter with rival fans!
Vanilla Ice
11/08/2010 14:27:00
0
any more news on the guy? sounds very promising :)
Marco-BRFC
11/08/2010 18:38:00
0
An appearance fee huh? I might ask my boss for one of those tomorrow and see how I go on ;-)
Stubbs
11/08/2010 22:11:00
0
haha good thinking Stubbs ;) id rather we paid him per goal though!
marsmanic
11/08/2010 22:53:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Midfielder Won't Be Rushed

Mowbray, who didn't have an issue with Evans' Northern Ireland call up, is keen to involve a 'really talented boy' but doesn't think it'll benefit anyone if Blackburn rush him.

Foreign Owners - An Outsiders View - Competition

Sportswriter Bob Holmes has taken a look at the rise of foreign ownership in the English game and as well as acknowledging the often aired thoughts of the fans, he's also...

Premier League Free Agents 2017

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?

EFL Awards 2017 Shortlists Revealed

The Football League have now confirmed the shortlists for the awards categories for this years EFL Awards.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Preston MotM
Suggested By:
Steele3%
Nyambe2%
Mulgrew2%
Lenihan2%
Williams2%
Bennett2%
Lowe4%
Guthrie6%
Conway0%
Lucas Joao12%
Emnes2%
Sub-Mahoney2%
Sub-Gallagher0%
Sub-Feeney61%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League