How Blackburn Rovers almost bought Robert Lewandowski | Football News |

How Blackburn Rovers almost bought Robert Lewandowski | Football News |

How Blackburn Rovers almost bought Robert Lewandowski | Football News |

Lewandowski has scored 18 goals in 13 games at the start of this season

Sky Sports News’ Alan Myers and Keith James recall how a volcano eruption prevented one of world football’s most prolific strikers arriving at Ewood Park nine years ago.

In 2010, Blackburn were hovering in the middle reaches of the Premier League table, with manager Sam Allardyce keen for his side to convert more of the chances being created by the likes of Morten Gamst Pedersen and David Dunn.

Goals were proving hard to come by for Rovers at the time, during the 2009/10 campaign their forwards Jason Roberts, Franco Di Santo, Nikola Kalinic, David Hoilett mustered just eight between them in the top-flight.

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