Blackburn in surprise link with ex-Italy star Vieri

Blackburn Rovers are being linked with the much travelled Italian striker Christian Vieri, according to La Gazzetta Dello Sport.

Blackburn Rovers are being linked with the much travelled Italian striker Christian Vieri, according to La Gazzetta Dello Sport.

The 36-year-old veteran rescinded his contract with Atalanta back in April, after a lack of regular action in Bergamo.

Sources close to the player suggest he wants to spend pre-season with the Premier League outfit in Austria, in order to prove his fitness to the club.

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