Dahl Tomasson tipped for new job after Duncan McGuire drama

Blackburn Rovers are set to part ways with manager Jon Dahl Tomasson. BBC claims that the two sides have agreed a mutual deal for the Danish coach to depart the club with immediate effect. Blackburn currently sits 18th in the second-tiered Championship table after failing to record a victory in their last eight matches.

Tomasson previously joined Rovers in the summer of 2022 after a successful spell with Swedish side Malmo. The Dane guided Malo to back-to-back Allsvenskan titles before joining the English club. Things, however, have not exactly gone as smoothly with Blackburn. After finishing a respectable seventh in the standings, the team has found themselves in a relegation scrap in the current campaign.

Blackburn recently failed to sign USMNT striker due to technicality

Not only has Blackburn suffered on the pitch, but they have also had embarrassing situations regarding potential transfers as well. The club recently agreed to sign striker Duncan McGuire from Major League Soccer team Orlando City. Both sides agreed to the terms. Yet, the deal fell through before the transfer deadline on Feb. 1 due to late paperwork. EFL officials have since denied an appeal by Blackburn.

Nevertheless, Blackburn recently issued a statement claiming that they will continue talks with Orlando to bring in McGuire this summer. “The club is disappointed by the outcome, but accepts the decision of the EFL Board,” said Blackburn officials.

“As was previously communicated by the club, Rovers will fly over to the United States over the coming weeks to try to conclude a pre-contract agreement with Orlando City, so that he can officially become a Rovers player in the summer.”

“Rovers wish to sincerely thank Duncan McGuire and the player’s representative, as well as Orlando City and the supporters of both clubs, for their patience and understanding in this matter, which will hopefully reach a positive conclusion in due course.”

The embarrassing…


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Author : Chris Moore

Publish date : 2024-02-09 17:37:33

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