Samba has been a revelation at Ewood Park since arriving from Hertha Berlin last January.
"We like to think we are not a bad club either.
"Chris has got another few years left on his deal so there are no worries there.
"It's all about where players are at certain stages of their career. We can provide a lot to players here.
"It's a good place to work and ply your trade and players know that and want to come here and enjoy the work they get.
"Every summer I have to knock back bids from clubs interested in my players because they're good players.
"That will always be the situation - but that doesn't faze us."