Blackburn closing in on Pogrebnyak?

January 28, 2009
By Soccernet Staff
Blackburn Rovers are understood to be closing in on the signing of Zenit St Petersburg striker Pavel Pogrebnyak.

Boss Sam Allardyce is believed to covering his options amid fears Rovers may still lose Roque Santa Cruz before the transfer window closes on Monday.

With 28 goals in 51 games for Zenit, including one in the 2-1 UEFA Super Cup victory over Manchester United in August, Pogrebnyak would represent an ideal replacement for Santa Cruz.

According to Zenit president ...

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