Rovers' Garner in Loan Move
It has been busier than Heathrow`s departures lounge at Ewood Park today with players leaving Rovers.
With Dominic Matteo transferring to Stoke earlier today and reports claiming Lucas Neill will be following him down south, Rovers have allowed young protégé Joe Garner to move to Carlisle on loan for the rest of the season.
The young talent, still at the precocious age of 18, has been making steady progress through the Rovers youth system, now regularly playing for the reserves. He has hit an impressive eight goals in ten outings for the reserves this season.
Mark Hughes will see this as the ideal chance for Garner to gain some competitive first team experience to enhance his learning. It is a tactic that has served Hughes well in his time with Rovers after the official graduation of Matt Derbyshire into the first team.
Garner will be hoping that he can make the most of his time with the League One club.