Aston Villa go for Sporting Gijon defender Albert Botia

Sporting Gijon defender Alberto Botia is wanted by Blackburn Rovers.

Sporting Gijon defender Alberto Botia is wanted by Blackburn Rovers.

The Daily Mail says Blackburn are looking to sign Sporting Gijon defender Botia should they receive improved offers for defender Chris Samba over the weekend.

Samba has made it clear he is happy to stay in the reserves for the rest of the season and Blackburn have to consider their options.

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