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Rao says Blackburn serious about making Beckham-type signing

Blackburn Rovers co-owner Balaji Rao insists they're serious about landing a big name signing.

Rovers were ridiculed by opposition fans when proposed moves for David Beckham and Ronaldinho failed to materialise.

But Rao said: "Yes we were trying to get Beckham, then we went lax on it as we were pursuing Ronaldinho. Nevertheless, I assure you we'll get a big name playing for us pretty soon.

"The first time we came as owners, the Rovers fans welcomed us so well. The feeling is overwhelming. It's something great."

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