Blackburn Boss Sam Allardyce Eager To Rescue Roque Santa Cruz

Chris Wright

26th, November 2010

By Chris Wright

Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce is keen to bring Manchester City wastrel Roque Santa Cruz back to Ewood Park in January, but has admitted that the Paraguayan striker may be a little too pricey for the club’s new owners to pursue.

After joining from Bayern Munich for just £3.5 million in 2007, Santa Cruz proved to be a major hit during his time at Rovers scoring 29 goals before moving on to City for £17 million just two years later.

However, he has repeatedly failed to force his way into the reckoning at Eastlands thanks to repeated knee-knackery, and is now thought to be increasingly sweet on a move back to Lancashire if Blackburn’s new owners can rustle up

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