UK time is: 00:36:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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




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:Wednesday August 11 2010

Time: 8:53AM

Your Comments

Could be a good freebie option??? Especially if we can sign another striker and sell Roberts.
Mikey Delap
Will be lacking match practice so will prob need a few reserve games before playing for the first team
Vanilla Ice
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
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
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
if he doesnt want sky high wages then I cant see why it will be a bad thing.
LHrover
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
any more news on the guy? sounds very promising :)
Marco-BRFC
An appearance fee huh? I might ask my boss for one of those tomorrow and see how I go on ;-)
Stubbs
haha good thinking Stubbs ;) id rather we paid him per goal though!
marsmanic
Not overly excited about this as it's like swapping one Roberts for another. If he does stay i hope Roberts goes ASAP to free up cash for a quality striker!
oziroversfan
good option if free. not going to get much for roberts so might as well keep him
retroflair31
Good idea that marsmanic.... goal fee instead of appearance fee!!!
Mikey Delap
If we sell Roberts for a million pounds and sign Benjani for free, it's not a bad idea after all. If he can score 10 a season, he'll be another Big Sam bargain.
metalrover
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Reject Hull's Rhodes Offer (Friday August 22 2014)

Rovers confirm Rhodes bid made (Thursday August 21 2014)

Bowyer Laments Crucial Calls (Thursday August 21 2014)

More Rhodes Interest?? (Thursday August 21 2014)

Spurr Blow For Rovers (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Blackpool: As Expected (Monday August 18 2014)

Bowyer Delighted With Win (Monday August 18 2014)

Gone But Never Forgotten (Sunday August 17 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn
Norwich 3 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Reading 3 1 1 1 0 4
13. Brentford 3 1 1 1 0 4
14. Derby County 3 1 1 1 0 4
15. Blackburn 3 1 1 1 -1 4
16. Birmingham 3 1 1 1 -1 4
17. Brighton 3 1 0 2 0 3
18. Rotherham 3 1 0 2 -2 3

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Say - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 22/08/2014 23:20:00
Cardiff next test for Wolves
Wolves : 22/08/2014 22:52:00
LUFC Leeds closing in on signing number twelve?
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:49:00
LUFC International clearance for new signing
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:28:00
Highlights: Blues U21 1-1 QPR U21
Birmingham : 22/08/2014 20:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rovers (hypothetically) recieve a bid of 12m for Rhodes
Suggested By:  Rovers Fan Ben
Accept 0%
Reject 100%