Rovers' Santa Was Much In Demand
Blackburn Rovers striker Roque Santa Cruz has revealed how a whole clutch of Premiership clubs had been interested in signing for him before he decided that Rovers were the team for him.
Santa Cruz signed for what is already looking a bargain £3.5 million from Bayern Munich during the summer, with Rovers' vision for the future proving the defining moment for his choosing Ewood Park ahead of a number of others Premiership sides.
The Paraguayan International told The Independent: "I had four or five clubs who were interested in me. I talked to some people, managers, and Mark Hughes made the difference.
"He told me his ideas. It was a simple decision after that. He said I would get the opportunity to play. And to learn.
"He said this team is competitive, but that I will only help to make it more competitive. I had a good feeling. I feel fit and strong. I feel like I can do everything now."
He has already rewarded Rovers by already scoring three goals in five matches, including a goal within three minutes of his debut.
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