Blackburn challenge West Brom for Piquionne

Blackburn Rovers are in the mix for Lyon striker Frederic Piquionne.

Blackburn Rovers are in the mix for Lyon striker Frederic Piquionne.

The Lancashire Telegraph says the former Portsmouth loanee will arrive in England to sort out his future in the next couple of days with Blackburn Rovers one of several clubs monitoring his situation carefully.

Premier League new boys West Bromwich Albion are believed to be leading the chase and are set to offer £800,000 for the Lyon striker but West Ham, Fulham and Rovers are also seriously considering making their own moves.