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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.

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday March 28 2011
Time: 9:11AM

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Would be a big move at his age and could we keep him fit?
Mikey Delap
28/03/2011 09:23:00
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Maybe wages per game he plays or something, he is a bit much injuried as I know....cheers
riisenholt
28/03/2011 10:22:00
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Could be worse I suppose, On a positive Salgado has been a hit at his tender age, so all is not lost?
glen9mullan
28/03/2011 11:52:00
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All down to the wages. If we can get him in on a performance based salary then perhaps it could be worth a punt?
fransavarese
28/03/2011 13:43:00
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would rather kean to focus on this season at the moment. don't get ahead of yourself.
DommyWalker
28/03/2011 14:21:00
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You guys are getting a lot of media attention from interest in players like Van Nistelrooy and Ronaldinho. Anyone want to bet on who will be the next one?
TheFamousNo7
28/03/2011 15:19:00
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would be a great signing even at 35. He is a natural finisher, he never scored many if any of his goals outside the box but he was always in the right place to tap the ball in the back of the net and notch up an impressive record and that's where Jason Roberts is lacking with his spoon feet bless him.
ITSALLROVER
28/03/2011 16:05:00
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Sign him up - he's the same age as me and has loads to offer still!
FreidelNo.1
29/03/2011 08:44:00
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He wants way to much and is past his sell by date. His wages will cause all sorts of problems in the dressing room. Besides all that it smacks of another ridiculous pie in the sky claim form our headline craving owners
blue_n_white99
30/03/2011 20:51:00
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For all the "superstar" names we're being linked with how many of them are (or even will) come off?? I'm not thinking that many. Van Nistelroy likns are nothing new but nothing that I'd think will come off.
Walker
31/03/2011 08:52:00
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