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Blackburn striker Blackman eager for Motherwell stay

Blackburn Rovers striker Nick Blackman is eager to extend his loan with Motherwell.

Manager Craig Brown has made it clear he wants to keep Blackman longer and, after Wednesday's hat-trick against St Johnstone, the youngster confirmed he would relish the opportunity to stay in Scotland until the summer.

"Coming to Motherwell has been a brilliant move because, at my age, I need first-team football," he told the Daily Record.

"I am keen to extend things although that's a matter for the two clubs. I'm in the last year of my Blackburn contract but I've not spoken to Sam Allardyce or heard anything."

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