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Rovers reject Wigan Rhodes bid

Blackburn have rejected a £6million offer from Championship rivals Wigan for Jordan Rhodes, Sky Sports understands.

Last Updated: 14/09/13 at 20:09 Post Comment

Jordan Rhodes: Blackburn striker wanted by Wigan

Jordan Rhodes: Blackburn striker wanted by Wigan

Wigan are looking to bolster their options ahead of the close of the transfer window and have made the offer to Rovers.

However, it is understood that the Ewood Park side have turned down Wigan's approach, with the sum tabled less than Blackburn paid for the player 12 months ago.

Blackburn spent £8million on Rhodes to sign him from Huddersfield last year, and he enjoyed a very good debut campaign with Rovers, claiming 28 goals.

It is expected that Wigan will return with a new offer before the deadline on Monday evening, but Rovers do not appear to be willing to do business.

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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