Dynamo Kiev defender Pape Diakhate wanted by Blackburn

Dynamo Kiev defender Pape Diakhate is attracting interest from Blackburn Rovers.

Dynamo Kiev defender Pape Diakhate is attracting interest from Blackburn Rovers.

The Daily Mail says the 25-year-old Senegal centre back is set to leave Ukraine this summer with Atalanta, Siena and Lecce all keen to take the player to Italy.

Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce has around £10m to spend after selling Roque Santa Cruz for £18m to Manchester City and Matt Derbyshire to Olympiakos for £3m.

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