• Paul Warhurst signed for Blackburn Rovers three weeks after signing a four-year deal at Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday’s makeshift striker Paul Warhurst, had all but clinched a big-money move to Ewood Park at the second attempt just three weeks after signing a new four-year contract at Hillsborough. Blackburn chairman Rob Coar said that Warhurst had undergone a medical and x-rays, the results of which would not be known until next week. If all would be well, the £2.75 million deal will then be completed.
Warhurst was originally set to jump aboard the Kenny Dalglish bandwagon for £3 million the previous month, but the deal was put on ice when Wednesday failed to date land Brian Deane from neighbours Sheffield United as a replacement. Then came yesterday afternoon, when Dalglish’s right-hand man Ray Harford stepped in.
Paul Warhurst said: “Ray rang me right out of the blue at 5 pm on Thursday afternoon to say the deal was back on again and would 1 come to Blackburn. I didn’t even have to think about it, I just said yes. There is a lot of potential at Blackburn, where they are building three new stands and have a very good team I know Rovers have three top-quality strikers in Alan Shearer, Mike Newell and Kevin Gallacher. But I am prepared to play in any position the manager might ask me.”
Donate to Premier League Museum
Sheffield United have today confirmed the departure of popular former assistant manager Alan Knill....
#PLStories- #AlexOxladeChamberlain reacts to #VirgilVanDijk and #JoeGomez returning for Liverpool #LFC
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has expressed his delight at the return of “tag team” Virgil van...
Lucas Digne has confirmed he is fully fit ahead of what will be a...
Nobody yet knows where Moise Kean will play his football this season but already...
/ 15 hours ago
Tottenham starlet Troy Parrott has joined League 1 side MK Dons on a season-long...
Leaderboard is empty