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Mackay insists no reason for Blackburn to panic buy

Former Blackburn Rovers boss Don Mackay says there's no reason for panic signings at Ewood Park.

Mackay managed Rovers between 1987 and 1991 before being replaced by Kenny Dalglish as Jack Walker's Rovers revolution got into full stride, ultimately leading them to the Premier League title.

He told the Lancashire Telegraph: "This is a crucial summer for the club, probably the biggest since Jack Walker started rebuilding it back in the early 1990's.

"This is the new owners' chance to show the fans what they are all about. There is a lot of expectation around the place and they need to make sure they get it right.

"Blackburn Rovers have an inexperienced manager and inexperienced owners and I think they are right to take their time and make sure they are making the right moves. I am sure they are getting advice along the way.

"It does not matter in the slightest that they have not signed anybody yet. The worst thing anyone could do is rush into making signings and then finding out in September they have got the balance of the squad all wrong.

"Make the wrong move and suddenly they would have to spend another £30million to put it right in the next window. This is the first time for a long time the club have had money to spend and they need to spend it right."

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