Chris Samba set to miss Everton v Blackburn clash

Samba set to miss Everton clash after missing Blackburn training

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No move: Samba has been denied a transfer

No move: Samba has been denied a transfer

Chris Samba missed first-team training again on Friday as the stand-off between Blackburn and their unsettled captain continued.

Samba is unlikely to play at Everton on Saturday but is no nearer getting his wish to leave Ewood Park with QPR’s offer of 4million plus 3m in add-ons, which was flatly rejected by Blackburn, still the only firm bid on the table.