Blackburn Rovers - Interest growing in Rovers players
UK time is: 00:49:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Interest growing in Rovers players

Well with all the incomings we had to expect the turnstile to turn the other way at some point.

And the gate is slowly starting to swing with several clubs eyeing up Rovers Premier League exiles.

It will become clear over the course of the next week or so which of the current crop of players are keen on a move but the more obvious potential 'exiters' are starting to attract a few glances.

Paul Robinson's move to Beskitas has stalled for one reason or another and as a result the Premier League have stepped in the shape of Fulham who are keen on a keeper who would cost around 1 million for his services.

Elsewhere, want away Martin Olsson is being tracked by both Juventus and Stoke City (yes I know, quite the contrast hey?) but there have been casual enquiries from two other Premier League clubs as well - Chelsea rumoured to be on.

Some seem reluctant to cough up Rovers 4m asking price which is just absurd for a player who is proven in England and also versatile. Add into this that we live in a world where the likes of Wolves Matt Jarvis is being quoted at 10m.

Mauro Formica is also still keen to move away having struggled to settle in England. Trabzonspor, Olympiakos and Newell's Old Boys are all credited with wanting him, again it's a question of money. Rovers are reported to want about 3m for him.

Tin hats on ladies and gentlemen.

Join The Vital Debate

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 6 2012

Time: 9:01AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Honestly, I don't think we'll miss any of those too much. Bunn is a good goalie, and given a regular run in the team can be as good as, if not better than, Robinson. Olsson is a fantastic winger, but crap at LB and we have an over abundance of players who can play on the wing. Formica is a player I like very much, a little work horse and quite skilful, but again we have enough players who can do the same job that he does. If we only lose the above, and Hoilett, I'll be happy enough.
Report Abuse
06/07/2012 09:50:00

basically what I was thinking rfb accept Formica annoys me, messes up far to much so I won't miss him at all
Report Abuse
06/07/2012 11:02:00

Personally the member of staff I desperately want to see leave is the poison called manager. As for signing up Braveheart try reading Colin Hendry's lies website and make up your own mind on Keans calibre of appointment.
Report Abuse
06/07/2012 14:31:00

Losses of Robbo, Ollsen and the Zonz can easily be covered if we get Silva, a ST, CB and a choices would be Mackie (small and pacey), Williamson (maybe surplus to requirement at NUFC) and Warnock!! Only my opinion but we'd be strong with those..prem experience and realistic!!
Report Abuse
06/07/2012 17:08:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Lambert On Sheffield Wednesday Draw (Saturday November 28 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Sheff Wed (Saturday November 28 2015)

Rovers Preview: Sheffield Wednesday (H) (Saturday November 28 2015)

Platt Pens Professional Rovers Deal (Saturday November 28 2015)

Duo Impressed By The Backing! (Friday November 27 2015)

Blackburn Return A No-Brainer - Henry (Friday November 27 2015)

Lambert On Giving Players A Chance (Friday November 27 2015)

Morecambe Loan For Forrester (Thursday November 26 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Brentford 17 7 3 7 -1 24
12. Q.P.R. 18 6 5 7 -2 23
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Austin Header Powers QPR to Victory
Q.P.R. : 29/11/2015 20:26:00
Wednesday Star Lucas Joao - 'I'm in my best form ever!'
Sheff Wed : 29/11/2015 20:20:01
Wednesday at Stoke City - Wildsmith Plays!
Sheff Wed : 29/11/2015 20:00:00
LUFC Queens Park Rangers v Leeds United Highlights
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 19:26:00
Smith Approached? Carsley In Charge At Bolton
Brentford : 29/11/2015 18:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Steele 0%
Henley 0%
Duffy 0%
Hanley 0%
Olsson 0%
Marshall 0%
Evans 0%
Akpan 0%
Conway 0%
Taylor 0%
Rhodes 0%
Sub - Guthrie 100%
Sub - Henry 0%
Sub - Lawrence 0%