Blackburn Rovers have ended their pursuit of FC Dallas defender George John.

FC Dallas say there will be no deal for John at the current time, with the player set to remain at Pizza Hut Park.

FC Dallas president and chief executive Doug Quinn told the club's official website: "Despite mutual interest, Blackburn Rovers and George John have decided not to enter into a contract

"Blackburn had significant interest in acquiring George, however, for the time being, they decided not to finalise the deal.

"We are excited to have a player of George's calibre back at FC Dallas."

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