The Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has said that he expects the Swedish defender Martin Olsson to be fully committed with the club and their aspirations to return to the Premier league. The Swedish defender Martin Olsson immediately handed a transfer request following the relegation of the club from the top flight of English football. However, no club has been able to secure the services of the left back, who was one of the impressive players for the club in an otherwise poor season. A number of clubs including the European champions Chelsea were interested in securing his signature.

However, the player was unable to complete a move away from the club due to a groin injury, which has also forced him to miss the start of the new Championship season. Despite not being featured for the club so far, the manager Steve Kean expects the player to give his full commitment as long as he is a Blackburn player. The club has been one of the top spending clubs in the championship this season, as they target a quick return to the Premier league. The player is expected to cost around £ 10 million for the interested parties.

“We were getting mixed signals. I spoke to Martin many times and he said he wanted to get back in the team, then you have agents or agents on behalf of other agents saying his agent had told them he was desperate to get away. You can only speak with the player and when they tell you they want to get their head down and stay at the club, then that is good news,” said Kean regarding the future of one of his best players. Blackburn have made a good start to the new season and are currently second in the table.

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