Blackburn Rovers midfielder Joe Rothwell is yet to nail down a place in Tony Mowbray’s starting 11, with competition rife for a spot in the midfield week in week out.
Rovers midfielders Richie Smallwood, Corry Evans, Elliott Bennett and Harrison Reed have all played an important role in helping Blackburn Rovers climb to 10th place in the Championship – losing just two games along the way. The form of his fellow midfielders has meant that starting chances have been hard to come by for Joe Rothwell – who joined from Oxford United in the summer.
However, if Rothwell keeps putting in performances like he did in Rovers’ last League game against Bolton Wanderers, manager Tony Mowbray will have a difficult decision to make over who starts in the middle of the park for his side.
Rothwell wants to keep putting his name into the mix for a start. He spoke to the club website ahead of this weekend’s clash with Leeds United.