Arsenal are keen on the centre-half.
Samba is the subject of growing interest, revealing to L'Equipe: "I know there are discussions with some clubs."
And Congo international Samba has expressed his ambition to compete higher up the table, with Rovers battling for their safety last campaign.
Samba said: "For four-and-a-half years I have been at Blackburn and fought against relegation.
"If a good opportunity presents itself, I want to take it. I hope the club will understand if I want to make the step up and not prevent a deal."