Rovers switch striker target to Fletcher

BLACKBURN look to be priced out of their bid to land Peter Crouch. (The Sun)Rovers manager Sam Allardyce is a big fan of the Portsmouth striker, whose future is in doubt.

BLACKBURN look to be priced out of their bid to land Peter Crouch. (The Sun)

Rovers manager Sam Allardyce is a big fan of the Portsmouth striker, whose future is in doubt.

But Crouch's �70,000-a- week wages are an issue.

Allardyce has a transfer kitty of �13million after selling Roque Santa Cruz and Matt Derbyshire.


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But Rovers midfielder Brett Emerton insists they have already shown they can cope without the pair.

He said: “The squad will be full of confidence at the way we finished the season. It was European form - without the injured Roque and Derbyshire.”

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Meanwhile, Allardyce will bid �4million to bring Hibernian striker Steven Fletcher to Blackburn. (Daily Express)

Scotland international Fletcher, 22, has scored more than 50 goals for the SPL club.

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