Blackburn boss Allardyce admits Basturk interest

Blackburn Rovers boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed interest in Stuttgart playmaker Yildiray Basturk.

Blackburn Rovers boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed interest in Stuttgart playmaker Yildiray Basturk.

Blackburn have been linked with Turkey international Basturk from Stuttgart, Stoke's James Beattie and Eidur Gudjohnsen, once a player with Allardyce at Bolton and now at Monaco.

Allardyce hinted at interest in them, saying: "If those players are available we may start negotiations but the first thing would be to contact the club."

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