EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool, Everton and Man Utd on the tail of Blackburn ace

Date published: Tuesday 19th February 2019 2:09 - Oli Fisher

of Blackburn Rovers of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League 2 match between Blackburn Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur at the County Ground on September 28, 2018 in Leyland, England.

Blackburn Rovers have opened talks with starlet John Buckley about a new deal, after learning of Premier League interest emerging in the young attacking midfielder, we have exclusively learned.

The 19-year-old has come through the youth ranks at Ewood Park and has been with the club since he was 6, and he has now progressed to the edge of Tony Mowbray’s first-team squad.

He signed his first professional deal in January 2018, and whilst he has 12-months left on that – Rovers are set to reward his progress with a new deal, after it emerged that North West rivals Liverpool, Everton and Manchester United were all checking on him.


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