Blackburn’s timely win at Newcastle United may have stopped the rot for the time being but it’s clear the Lancashire giants are in real trouble of dropping to the third-tier of English football.
If they are to avoid that, January needs to be a busy month.
Since losing Jordan Rhodes, Blackburn have lacked a top-class striker that can be reliable in front of goal and it’s an area where the squad greatly needs to improve in the New Year.
The problem is top-class strikers are at a premium in the Championship and, battling at the bottom, Blackburn won’t be everyone’s kettle of fish.
The club still have a lot to offer though and there’s plenty of options out there, whether it be bringing a young talent in on-loan or giving a fresh chance to a player who’s fallen down the pecking order at his current club.
Here, we’ve identified FOUR strikers that would be perfect for Blackburn in the January window…
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