The Lancashire Telegraph reports that Blackburn Rovers striker Danny Graham is poised to sign a contract extension at Ewood Park. The 33-year-old is out of contract at the end of this season, but the club are in the process of offering him a fresh one-year deal.

In fact, Blackburn would have no choice but to indeed offer the former Middlesbrough and Swansea man an extension if he plays a certain amount of matches. Graham would trigger such an extension and is said to be closing in on the desired number of games that are needed to be played. Nevertheless, he is an important member of the squad at Rovers.

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The man himself also revealed that he is still loving life in Lancashire and couldn’t envisage himself playing anywhere else next season,

“There are clauses in the deal where it activates another year and they aren’t a millions miles away at the minute.”

“I’m enjoying my football, coming in to training every day and working hard for the boys and the team and the supporters and everyone at the football club.

“Hopefully my stay is extended longer than maybe just next season as well.”

Graham, who turned 33 in August, also says that he is in the best shape during his tenure with the club. He joined, initially on loan, back in 2016. As he is getting older, he says that he needs managing during the week in the build-up to matchday, and that allows the team as a collective to reap the rewards,

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“I think it’s managing myself every day and making sure I’m right going in to every game not thinking I’m letting myself or any of my team-mates down.”


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