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Blackburn boss Hughes reveals Zurab contract talks

Blackburn Rovers boss Mark Hughes has revealed he wants to secure defender Zurab Khizanishvili to a new contract.

"We talked to Zurab and obviously he hasn't had as much football this year as he would have liked, so he was a little bit concerned about that," Hughes told the club's official website.

"But I think we reassured him that we view his future here and he's a player that I've got a lot of time for. I think he's got qualities that we'll need and we'll use.

"We've only just had preliminary talks with Zurab and his advisers, but I would like to think that he would be here for some time in the future.

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