IK Start midfielder Anthony Annan is delighted by the prospect of winning a contract at Blackburn Rovers.

"I am very proud to have the opportunity to work with Paul Ince, everybody in world football knows what a great player he was and to have the opportunity to learn from him is fantastic, it can only help to make me a better player," Annan told skysports.com.

"Training has been great, the facilities at Blackburn are the best I have experienced and all of the players and coaching staff made me feel really welcome.

"The atmosphere was friendly and bubbly and I am here to work hard, learn and to impress."