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Big Sam wants the Yak for survival battle

Sam Allardyce is thought to be looking to raid his old club of top scorer Yakubu, as he tries to keep West Ham in the top flight next season.

The former Rovers boss is looking at a 1 million move for the natural finisher, which would certainly be a bargain.

The Nigerian forward has a relegation release clause in his contract, which would give Rovers no option but to sell if the player wanted to leave.

Yakubu has already attracted interest from the Middle East and Asia after stating that he did not want to play Championship football, but it is believed the player would favour a move back to the English top flight.

It seems inevitable then, that Yak will be leaving Ewood this summer, and 'feed the yak and he will score' will no longer be sung by the Rovers faithful..

As to where he will be going, nobody can be certain, but West Ham is certainly a possibility.

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Writer: Joe Ainscough Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 14 2012

Time: 3:49PM

Your Comments

I will be really yakked off if this happens...sorry for the pun, but nowt against Bi Sam, I just can't stand West Ham!
Rye_of_the_Rovers
West Ham have loads of strikers - some not premier league class, but good enough for the championship - the Yak is going to go - so lets get two half decent strikers in a swap
freidelno.1
Who ever allowed a 1.5 million release clause to be inserted into his contract wants shooting.
*Dave*
I'm gonna believe that was Steve Kean's idea, Dave...just so I can up my level of hatred for the delusional sycophant by yet another notch.
Rye_of_the_Rovers
this site has gone down big time its so slow to report any blackburn news is there a real rovers fan site i can go to please let me no would like to no wats happen with me club
tubzz
Rye - You still have levels left to go up?! Surely by now you're at a max level of hatred!
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