Rovers are after horse face
Rovers manager Steve Kean has confirmed his interest in former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy.
The papers have even picked up the story as a legitimate piece of gossip and believe if Rovers beat the drop then the move could be on the cards.
The good news is that with Venky's now in charge, Rovers could actually afford the wages required to interest the slightly long jawed Dutchman.
Alan Nixon is reporting in the Mirror - 'Rovers would have to make van Nistelrooy a lucrative offer - probably on a one-year deal - and the move could not be finalised until they are sure of Premier League survival.
Kean and Rovers have been short of a regular scorer this season and the return of Roque Santa Cruz on an expensive loan deal from Manchester City has not worked out.
Mame Biram Diouf will head back to Manchester United after a loan spell while Benjani will be moved out because his fitness has fallen short of Premier League levels.
El Hadji Diouf is due to return from Rangers but his future lies elsewhere.
Rovers have only Jason Roberts as a fit and available striker for next season.'
Wow Alan, only Jason Roberts? I am pretty sure there is a slightly miserable looking Croatian you are missing here somewhere?!
At 35, Van Nistelrooy may represent something of a gamble.