UK time is: 14:59:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kean gives Junior a message

Rovers manager Steve Kean has passed on a message to want away winger Junior Hoilett - if you leave make sure it's for a top club.

Hoilett has put off signing a new deal at the club for months now and strong rumours have suggested that the Canadian has told the club he will leave for the best bidder when given the opportunity.

This leaves Kean with some egg on his face as for months now the Rovers boss has been proclaiming that Hoilett would be signing his new contract 'very soon'. Kean though maintains that the deal is still on the table and that he is still hopeful that Hoilett will sign.

It's up in the air and he's tried this technique with Phil Jones before but Kean had the following message for the youngster.

Kean told the Lancashire Telegraph -"I thought it had moved forward but it doesn`t seem to have gone anywhere over the last week.

"I will speak to Simon Hunt, our sports director, and we`ll see where we are with his family and his representatives. We`ll speak to the player and hopefully we can push that over the line because it seemed to be very close last week.

"It`s a concern that he hasn`t signed but we`ll look to pick it up again and get it settled."

'We are the best place for him to play every week before taking the next step up to the top.

'I've told him that if he ever leaves the club, he should be going to a top-three or top-four club'

'I don't know if he's at the stage yet that if he went to a club like that he'd play consistently.

'But we can give him games where he's going to feature and be a match-winner for us.'

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:Friday November 4 2011

Time: 8:57AM

Your Comments

Insane that it has rumbled on this long and hopefully Junior may change his mind?!
Mikey Delap
He will be Bentley no. 2 If he leaves too soon for a bigger club. Come on Junior, sign it and keep playing regularly. Highly talented and we are seeing glimpses of magic but he is not consistent enough yet to go to a top 4 club and he won't get that consistency sitting on the bench.
fransavarese
If all that's stopping him signing is the 15m release clause then just give him that because that would be a good price for him. He's a good player in a poor team at the moment, anywhere else he'd be a squad player.
Stubbs
Another Shaun Wright-Phillips? Hughely talented leaves from playing week in week out, and is only now start to get to play again.
wakko-
we really cannot afford to lose him this season even if it means losing him next to nothing in the summer. hopefully, things can get sort out by then
DommyWalker
Oh for pity's sake, SHUT UP KEAN! Just get him signed, or not, and get on with it.
rossp2112
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Bowyer: We Deserved A Draw At Least (Thursday September 18 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Kean Loaned To Yeovil Town (Monday September 15 2014)

Marshall's Premier League Technique (Monday September 15 2014)

Bowyer Delighted With Rovers Character (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic (Saturday September 13 2014)

Brown Still Six-Weeks Away (Friday September 12 2014)

Rovers Could Lose Coach?? (Friday September 12 2014)

The Frustration's Growing (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Cairney Nominated For Championship Award (Thursday September 4 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Ipswich 7 3 2 2 3 11
11. Brentford 7 3 2 2 0 11
12. Millwall 7 3 1 3 0 10
13. Blackburn 7 3 1 3 -1 10
14. Leeds Utd 7 3 1 3 -3 10
15. Bournemouth 7 2 2 3 1 8
16. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8

Breaking League News

Fulham v Blackburn - Team Sheets
Fulham : 20/09/2014 14:33:00
Blackpool team v Brighton
Blackpool : 20/09/2014 14:30:00
Can the Seasiders turn it around
Blackpool : 20/09/2014 12:27:00
Join Team Tilly On The Walk4Tilly
Wigan : 20/09/2014 12:00:00
Any Previous? - Latics v Ipswich Town
Wigan : 20/09/2014 11:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Derby County?
Suggested By:  Walker
Robinson 0%
Olsson 0%
Hanley 0%
Kilgallon (off 89) 0%
Baptiste 0%
Conway (off 65) 0%
Evans (off 90) 0%
Marshall 100%
Cairney 0%
Rhodes 0%
Gestede 0%
Substitute: Tunnicliffe (on 65) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 89) 0%
Substitute: Duffy (on 90) 0%