Blackburn Rovers are eyeing AC Milan star Robinho.

Robinho only moved to Milan permanently last summer from Manchester City and is tied to the Rossoneri until 2014.

The Guardian says sources close to the owner readily admit that convincing high-profile players from another continent to move to one of the English top flight's less fashionable clubs will be problematic.

Still, the Indian company - which has a most recently reported annual turnover of close to £1bn and profits of a 10th of that amount - is adamant it will pay what it takes in salaries to land a big signing.

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