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Rovers move for Sykes ?

Monday, 21 August 2023

Rovers are making a surprise move for centre-back Ross Sykes from Belgian side Union Saint-Gilloise.

The Blues  are looking into a deal for Sykes who left Accrington Stanley a year ago and could be interested in a return.

The Belgian side want around £600,000 for Sykes which is within Blackburn’s budget after they raised cash.

Coach Jon Dahl Tomasson has been chasing experienced Danny Batth at Sunderland who is available and looking for a two year deal. However the money men at the club are worried about his age and want someone younger and with potential sell-on value.

Stanley will hope a deal goes ahead as they are due a healthy chunk of the profit on a player they sold for £250,000.


Story courtesy of Alan Nixon @reluctantnicko.


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