BLACKBURN GET SIGNIFICANT SUMMER TRANSFER BOOST

Blackburn Rovers have had themselves a major transfer boost after recent reports emerged that one of their transfer targets is free and available for a move this summer as long as the right offer comes in for him. The Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has revealed that he is very keen to sign new defensive reinforcements and has said he will be delighted if he can sign a left-back in the summer transfer market.

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Since making that statement, Blackburn have started being linked to the signing of Freiburg star Chima Okoroji. The German Bundesliga club’s left-back has been attracting a couple of suitors since the last months because of his fine performances for his club and he is now recognized as one of the major signings Blackburn would love to complete as soon as the transfer window is officially open.
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HARWOOD-BELLIS HAS MAN CITY QUALITY – MOWBRAY

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray is certain that young defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis has the quality to play for the first team at parent club Manchester City.

 

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Mowbrayspoke about Harwood-Bellis in a recent interview with the Lancashire Telegraph amidst the transfer rumours linking him with other clubs.
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BLACKBURN HANDED BIG INJURY BOOST

Blackburn Rovers have been handed a big injury boost ahead of their Championship clash with newly promoted team Coventry City at the weekend with the news that Darragh Lenihancould return from injury to be a part of the game against the Sky Blues.DarraghLenihan has missed the last two Blackburn Rovers games due to a rib injury. The defender took painkillers to enable him return to Blackburn Rovers training on Friday and he is in line to return to the Blackburn Rovers squad for the league game against the Sky Blues. Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray spoke about Darragh Lenihan in his pre-match presser on Friday ahead of the Coventry City game on Saturday. According to him, Lenihan could feature against the Sky Blues.

The return of the experienced Lenihan to the Blackburn Rovers squadis a big boost for the former Premier League champions in their quest to qualify for a playoff spot at the end of the regular season in the English Championship. Blackburn Rovers have won just three of the 21 games without Lenihansince the start of the 2018/19 Championship season to highlight his importance to the former Premier League champions.Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray was not impressed with his team’s defending in the midweek loss to Watford in the league. The Blackburn Rovers boss had to opt for loanees Taylor Harwood-Bellis and Jarrad Branthwaite at the heart of the defence against the Hornets in the absence of the injured DarraghLenihan.JarradBranthwaite and Taylor Harwood-Bellis have started the last two league matches in the absence of Lenihan.
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BLACKBURN BOSS DELIVERS KEY INJURY UPDATE

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has given an update on the injury status of important defender Derrick Williams. In his latest update on the injury to Derrick Williams via the Lancashire Telegraph, Tony Mowbray said he doesn’t want to put a timeframe on his comeback.


Republic of Ireland international Derrick Williams had surgery several weeks and it was revealed by Tony Mowbray that the player could miss the rest of the season shortly after undergoing the said injury but the player has stepped up his recovery alongside the Blackburn Rovers medical team to hint that he could return to action before the present season runs out. Derrick Williams would be a free agent in the coming months as his Blackburn Rovers contract expires in the summer. Blackburn Rovers have dealt well with several injuries in their defence this season. Continue reading BLACKBURN BOSS DELIVERS KEY INJURY UPDATE

THE FOUR PLAYERS BLACKBURN ARE LOOKING TO OFFLOAD IN JANUARY

The January transfer window is wide open and teams can now transact and do business with other teams as they plan to reshuffle their different squads ahead of the second half of the season. While some teams are looking to make purchases and additions, others are looking to let go of some fringe players in their squad to give room for arrivals. One of such clubs is Blackburn Rovers.

The club will be looking to make additions but are also planning a mass exodus as they are looking to let go of as many as seven players. The expected departures ara a couple of players who have been deemed surplus to requirements and they feel they need to make way so they can raise more cash and bring in more players that can help then in their Championship play-off push. Continue reading THE FOUR PLAYERS BLACKBURN ARE LOOKING TO OFFLOAD IN JANUARY

BLACKBURN SET TO SIGN DEFENDER ON A FREE

Blackburn Rovers have experienced a good season by their standards as the club has managed to stay clear of the relegation zone. Sitting 17th on the league table 11 points of the relegation places the club is looking ahead to next season.

According to news from England Blackburn are set to sign Charlton Athletic defender Patrick Bauer on a free transfer at the end of the season. Rovers have struggled at the back this season as injuries to key defenders Darragh Lehinan and Charlie Mulgrew has affected the club in recent weeks. Continue reading BLACKBURN SET TO SIGN DEFENDER ON A FREE

Blackburn boss disappointed with results

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray said that he is disappointed with the performance of his team despite having beaten Bolton. He said that his team did not play well and that they could have performed so much better.

He said that it was an important win for the team against a very good side but he feels that his team could have done so much better during the game.
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Mowbray happy with signings

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray is happy with the signing of Adam Armstrong on a four-year contract. He said that Armstrong was an influential player last season when he was on loan at the club and that he is happy that he could get him on a long-term contract.

Tony Mowbray said that he wants to build a team that can help Blackburn Rovers mount a push for promotion and he feels that the arrival of Adam Armstrong is a step in the right direction.
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Blackburn Rovers boss excited by the World Cup

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has admitted that he cannot wait for the World Cup to get into gear following the opening game on Thursday. The Rovers boss is currently putting the final touches on the Rovers’ pre-season plans but amidst this, he is also looking forward to the exciting feast of football in Russia.

Speaking to reporters, he said: “Anybody who loves football is looking forward to the World Cup. It’s in Russia and that’s not an easy place to get to but I will be glued to the TV sets. I’m not sure on all the kick-off times but I’m looking forward to it and looking forward to watching it with the kids and filling in the wall charts. We do every four years as a family trying to guess who will come out on top and predicting the scores!”
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Tony Mowbray: Everyone Wants To Be Involved In Promotion Push

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has admitted that almost everyone within the squad wants to be involved as the club head into the final stages of the League One campaign. Harry Chapman remains a long-term injury absentee for the Rovers but aside from this, the club are nearly up to full strength with the likes of Ben Gladwin and Ryan Nyambe closing in on their injury comebacks.

Speaking ahead of Thursday’s league outing versus Peterborough, Mowbray said: “Everybody wants to be involved and is anxious to play their part, win matches and help us over the line. I’ve been at clubs where at the end of the season everybody’s fit again because the summer is coming. Here, everybody has been determined to stay fit all season.We’ve done pretty well with injuries for most of the season – touch wood. Great credit to the medical and sports science departments for keeping them fit. We have to remain focused and finish off the hard work that’s been put into the season with positive results to end the season strongly.” Continue reading Tony Mowbray: Everyone Wants To Be Involved In Promotion Push