BLACKBURN HOLD TALKS WITH SAMBA
Blackburn Rovers are set to hold talks with defender Christopher Samba over the future of both the club and the player.
Christopher Samba and the Blackburn Rovers have both been at deadlock over the decision to allow the player to leave during the January transfer window.
It seems that Christopher Samba has grown disillusioned of life at Ewood Park after witnessing the running of the club by the new owners. As a result, initially expressed his desire to leave the club in the January transfer window, but after seeing the club reject numerous bids from QPR and Tottenham, the defender decided to hand in a written transfer request.
He has also not been involved in the first team action since January 2. Christopher Samba has been one of the influential players at Blackburn Rovers since being brought to the club by former manager Mark Hughes a few years ago. Despite costing very little money, Christopher Samba proved his excellence in both ends of the field.
It is thought that Blackburn were demanding around £ 15 million for the defender, who was bought for just a fraction of that amount. It seems that Christopher Samba has become angry over the thought that the club are playing hardball over his case.
Christopher Samba is one of the highest honours at Ewood Park and he is currently on a contract worth around £ 60,000 per week. It was initially manager Steve Kean who managed to convince Samba to stay at Ewood Park. The defender initially expressed his desire to leave the club immediately after the sacking of manager Sam Allardyce.
Blackburn were defeated 7-1 during the weekend against Arsenal. As a result, they face the prospect of relegation this season, with the up to date Premier League odds suggesting they are dead-set for the drop.
Hence, it seems that the owners are willing to discuss terms with Christopher Samba in order to bring him back to the first-team.