Blackburn Rovers are considering a surprise move for Hibs striker Derek Riordan. says Riordan is available on a free transfer after seeing out his contract at Easter Road.

Riordan sits third on the list of Scottish Premier League all-time goalscorers and his availability on a free transfer has attracted the interest of a host of clubs.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean is thought to be a big fan of his fellow Scot and he is monitoring Riordan's situation.

He has also been linked with Houston Dynamo of MLS.

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