EXCLUSIVE: QPR set to launch 8m bid for Blackburn defender Samba
Blackburn”s major problems will increase further next month when Queens Park Rangers launch an 8million bid for Chris Samba.
Steve Kean is under huge pressure at Ewood Park after Rovers” disastrous start to the season and they go into Monday”s match at Liverpool rooted to the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.
The Scot managed to hold on to Samba over the summer despite strong interest from Arsenal and Tottenham.
On the move Christopher Samba could be set for a January move to QPR
But QPR manager Neil Warnock has made signing a new centre back a top priority. He will be handed between 15m and 20m next month by co-owners Tony Fernandes and Amit Bhatia.
And the Loftus Road club have their eye on one or two “marquee” signings. Warnock signed Joey Barton, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Anton Ferdinand over the summer and the bidding for big names is set to continue.
Spending spree: Neil Warnock is keen to strengthen in January
A source told Sportsmail: “Some of the names being mentioned as potential signings are major. It shows how far they have come in the last few months. The money the club have at their disposal means they can attract some of the best players in the country to QPR.”