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Blackburn starlet Lowe harbours Olympic ambitions

Jason Lowe would relish representing Great Britain at next year's Olympics but insists he is focusing on helping lift Blackburn Rovers out of the drop zone. The 20-year-old is following in the footsteps of close friend Phil Jones, who has earned a move to Manchester United and represented England since breaking into the Rovers team two years ago.

"It's definitely a goal to try and achieve but it's a long way away - it's at the back of my mind not at the front," Lowe said of a possible Olympic appearance.

"There is a long season ahead of us and what happens here is most important to me and any international recognition after that is a bonus."

"I have made my under 21 debut and that was a proud moment, and having the armband at the under 20 World Cup was a great honour.

"I just enjoy putting my boots on and playing and I am not too fussed which position I am picked in."

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