Town linked to Premier League defender Chimbonda

BLACKBURN full back Pascal Chimbonda is being linked with a move to Ipswich Town.

Chimbonda was on the verge of joining npower Championship leaders QPR, but is believed to have pulled out of a �500,000 deal and is set to be reunited with former manager Paul Jewell at Portman Road.

Chimbonda played under Jewell at Wigan Athletic, before joining Tottenham in a �4.5m move after handing in a transfer request while still in his kit after the final game of Wigan’s first season in the Barclays Premier League five years ago.

The 31-year-old has been training on his own after Blackburn manager Steve Kean decided he had no future at Ewood Park - a decision made by his predecessor Sam Allardyce.

The move to QPR was shelved at the last minute when new Ipswich boss Jewell made his interest known.

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