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Rovers pursue Portuguese winger Vieirinha

Rovers are looking to add PAOK winger Vieirinha to their ranks after making a bid in the region of 3.5 million for the player.

Rovers are hoping that Vieirinha will follow Radoslav Petrovic and David Goodwillie through the door at Ewood park after both of them have agreed personal terms and are going through the last stages of the transfer process (work permit and medical respectively).

Rovers will find out later on today whether their bid for Vieirinha has been accepted with the club looking to bring in several players as soon as possible before the start of the new Premier League season.

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Writer: Joe Ainscough Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 1 2011

Time: 12:28AM

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At last some good buisness coming in. I think taht after a very very slow start, we are finally coming into our own. We were never going to be spending 15mil on players as we needed ti get 4 or 5 lads in to cover the people who left so these players for these prices is good work
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01/08/2011 00:52:00

enough persuing. The season is around the corner and we have not signed anyone...Get a move on!
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01/08/2011 00:54:00

I got a random msg the other day in my inbox stating we had a concrete bid for this fella, along with some other player beginning with M. Well done that man. Could be a good signing he's highly rated and fits the bill age wise.
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01/08/2011 01:07:00

it does sound like we may be making some shrewd signing...hope it will come through SMOOTHLY. he sounds like someone you would need
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01/08/2011 07:43:00

Be a good acusition but cnt help thinking we still need to be putting all our efforts in securing a top class proven striker at the highest level
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01/08/2011 08:05:00

Sounds an interesting one, but from the bits I've read it's far from done - PAOK don't look like they really want to sell. Would be interesting to see if he's up to the Prem standard.
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01/08/2011 08:48:00

Completely agree with both Sas and Glen's comments. It's been a ridiculous transfer season so far with so much speculation and we need to secure a top shelf striker ASAP!
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01/08/2011 11:04:00

So it looks like we have a striker with potential, a midfielder with a good backbone and potentially an option on the wing - is it, and I say this cautiously... all starting to come together?
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01/08/2011 11:48:00

Looks like he would be a good buy - but even if we sign this guy plus Goodwillie and Petrovic we will struggle if we dont sign a proven 15+ goals a season striker..... but lets hope that signing is on the way..... someone with a source please say it will happen !!!
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01/08/2011 12:49:00

Goodwillie is going to be top class player
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01/08/2011 13:00:00

Yes, no time for messing now. If we get these players in ASAP then it will show people we are willing to spend and will give us a better chance of attracting a proven goal scorer. Venky's have a chance to prove their doubters wrong, I hope they take it.
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01/08/2011 13:03:00 - Certainly get a feel a feel for the type of player he is from this vid. Exciting!
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01/08/2011 13:09:00

We need these three plus two more a center back and a center forward and no matter how much we go on bout a forward we need someone else who can do defense. its great scoring but if u keep a clean sheet u get points. The adrimal is getting on samba may (hopefully not) move on, givet is incompetent a cb so we NEED A CD nxt after these three.
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01/08/2011 13:12:00

I think Kean has acknowledged that we need a CB, that we can be sure of... we haven't replaced Jones yet but we will.
Mikey Delap
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01/08/2011 14:03:00

i highly doubt we'd be able to secure a prover scorer
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01/08/2011 16:05:00

Dont know too much about this guy, but hope hes a left winger and replaces the dismal MGP, who has been awful the last few seasons, time he got a kick up the backside with some decent compettion! As far as a CB is concerned, anyone know what happen to Mongongu??? He would be a class replacement for Jones!
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01/08/2011 16:48:00

mongongu apparently hasnt got a european passport so a work permit would be a problem. He applied for a french passport but is still waiting.
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01/08/2011 22:10:00

will be great to see some good service in from the flanks
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01/08/2011 23:46:00


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