Blackburn announce signing of Newcastle striker Best

Blackburn Rovers have signed Newcastle United striker Leon Best. Rovers have agreed a fee of more than £3million for the 25-year-old, who has penned a four-year contract at Ewood Park.

Blackburn Rovers have signed Newcastle United striker Leon Best.

Rovers have agreed a fee of more than £3million for the 25-year-old, who has penned a four-year contract at Ewood Park.

The npower Championship club confirmed the switch in a statement on their website, which read: "Blackburn Rovers have this evening completed the signing of Leon Best from Newcastle United.

"The 25-year-old striker makes the move from the North East to the North West for a fee of more than £3m, signing a four-year deal."

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