Blackburn Rovers - Savage On Cusp Of Derby Move
UK time is: 11:44:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Savage On Cusp Of Derby Move

Robbie Savage is on his way to Derby, after Blackburn late last night accepted a 2million bid for the midfield battler.

Savage has agreed to move to Paul Jewell's club after the Rams came up with cash Rovers demanded, and Sunderland have refused to increase their offer from the original 1m they bid.

Welsh international Savage will sign a two-and-a-half year deal at Pride Park, happy to accept the mission impossible challenge of keeping them up.

Realistically, Jewell sees Savage, 33, as the type of on-field leader to bring the club back to the Premier League at the first time of asking next season.

It is expected Derby will pay 1.5m up front and further cash based on appearances and status in the Premier League.

A deal is expected to be concluded this evening.

Mikey.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 8 2008

Time: 10:29AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Well good luck to the chap. Hughes has got three years good service out of Sav and negotiated a decent price for him considering he is 33! Let's hope Sav can inspire them to turn their season around.
roversman
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 10:33:00

Yeah, good luck to Sav and Derby. Sav has given us superb service but the time is right for all concerned.
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 10:57:00

I think for all 3 parties this is the best move. I for one will be giving Sav a cheer upon his return. Good luck rob.
MikeyGamst
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 11:27:00

Good luck to Savage, i hope he gets rested when he returns in the return match against derby lol
sasman
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 11:45:00

Good luck to Savage and a great bit of work done by the club getting potentially 2m for a 33yr old
Clint
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 14:58:00

I hope he he gets a big cheer at the Rovers vs. Derby game.
martinr
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 15:02:00

I'm SURE he will dude, if he doesn't I'll be very disapppointed.
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 21:05:00

Good point that sasman, theres somet about Rovers and returning players!!!
MikeyGamst
Report Abuse
08/01/2008 21:14:00

I wish him all the best. I will not boo, but I will applaud him when he returns to Ewood. He has been a good and loyal servant for us.
Decimus Poole
Report Abuse
09/01/2008 12:55:00

I want Derby to stay up now so Robbie can stay in the premiership - he might be the lift the players need. Good luck to him
FreidelNo.1
Report Abuse
09/01/2008 13:45:00

Yeah so do i dude, but it's almost impossible, even Sav can't save them can he?!?!
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
09/01/2008 19:51:00

Yeah it is a big ask - only one win all season and going to have to make up 10 points on their nearest rivals.
FreidelNo.1
Report Abuse
10/01/2008 11:14:00

It will be the greatest esacpe since Steve McQueen if they do!!!
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
10/01/2008 11:24:00

If anyone can do it.. its Sav.
MikeyGamst
Report Abuse
10/01/2008 21:34:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

New Deal For Midfielder (Thursday July 2 2015)

Morris Signs For Bradford City (Thursday July 2 2015)

New Rovers Deal For Lenihan (Thursday July 2 2015)

Nyambe Signs Rovers Contract (Thursday July 2 2015)

Rovers Verses Bolton On Sky Sports (Thursday July 2 2015)

Davies A Rovers Option?? (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Three Rovers Changes (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Morris Leaving Ewood Park (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Rovers Linked With Maynard (Tuesday June 30 2015)

More Interest? (Saturday June 27 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)

1. Walker 5
2. dallydally 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Burnley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

MK Dons Target Ian Black Admits Interest
MK Dons : 03/07/2015 11:20:01
Powell Signs New MK Dons Deal
MK Dons : 03/07/2015 11:10:00
Two Morning Signings
Birmingham : 03/07/2015 10:49:00
What Blues Have in Tomasz Kuszczak
Birmingham : 03/07/2015 10:24:00
RUFC - Chairman 'We Are Competitive'
Rotherham : 03/07/2015 08:29:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

10m for Rhodes....Fair price?
Suggested By:  VitalRovers
Yes! Easily worth 10m 18%
No....It's not enough! 68%
Too much 11%
Whatever we'll not get that 2%