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Get ready to welcome back Benjani

Get ready to welcome back Benjani

Rovers look set to retain the services of Benjani after Steve Kean has admitted he wants the Zimbabwean at the club as a squad player.

Benjani did have a clause in his contract last season that meant he could activate a second season at Ewood Park automatically but he didn't play the required number of games.

But that seems not to have deterred our Scottish master and he wants more Benjani, even if his role could be limited.

'We are hopeful that we can put something together for Benjani' Kean told the Lancashire Telegraph.

'It will probably come on the FA website that he is a free transfer but we want him here. We haven't gone into detail with Benji but I said to him I would like to put something towards him and that will hopefully be done in the next couple of days.

'He has done really well for us. The type of lad he is, he is happy to have a role as an impact player as a substitute or if he is in good form and has a run in the team, then I think he has shown he is a guy defenders don't want to play against.

'He certainly had a strong end to the season.'

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday May 31 2011
Time: 8:52AM

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I personally don't mind Benji too much and he is good enough on his day, as long as he is just here as an impact sub....
Mikey Delap
31/05/2011 09:12:00
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Fine by me. He knows he's not going to start, so if he's happy playing from the bench here and there, and he doesn't cost too much, then okay.
rossp2112
31/05/2011 09:22:00
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Waste of a wage IMO, never played much when we really needed goals, and if we are to beleive Kean that he wants two new strikers then I expect the club to buy one's which would not be in danger of losing their places to players of Benjani's quality
glen9mullan
31/05/2011 13:24:00
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not sure what he has done exactly to earn this. he kinda plays like jrob except weaker and not as good in holding off defenders...he rarely makes an impact as a sub...not the type of player that we should spend our money on
DommyWalker
31/05/2011 13:57:00
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I don't mind too much if he stays but I don't see the point in keeping him as well as J Rob, Kalinic and possibly Rigters and Santa Cruz. I would rather freshen things up in the striker department and get rid of em all with the exception of Kalinic, and buy a big name goal scorer for next season.
ITSALLROVER
31/05/2011 14:34:00
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Shows the height of our ambition.
Durks
31/05/2011 21:26:00
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loved his brace against liverpool though!
sasman
01/06/2011 04:14:00
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We could do worse, however, we could also do better!!
Walker
01/06/2011 18:14:00
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