Blackburn news

Rovers target Popov denied work permit

September 1, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Ivelin Popov's proposed £1.5 million transfer to Blackburn from Litex Lovech has fallen through after the Bulgarian striker was denied a work permit.

Popov passed a medical at the Premier League club last week and had agreed personal terms but has been refused the necessary paperwork to complete the deal.

The 22-year-old has not made enough appearances for Bulgaria, having missed several games in the last year due to injury.

Popov, who has scored three goals in 15 ...

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