Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has revealed that the club are closing in on a deal to sign a new goalkeeper, having lost Spaniard David Raya to fellow Championship side Brentford earlier this summer.

Speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph, Tony Mowbray has revealed that Blackburn Rovers’ search for a new goalkeeper looks like it is coming to a close, adding that they are hoping to bring a new man goalkeeper in the coming days.

With David Raya leaving the club for Brentford, Jayson Leutwiler is the only senior ‘keeper that Rovers have on the books at the moment, with Andrew Fisher the temporary number two. However, that looks set to change, with Rovers set to bring in a new goalkeeper soon.

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“It is coming to an end I think,” Mowbray said to the Lancashire Telegraph.

“You never know until you’ve got people signed whether they’re going to get done. But we’re pretty positive in the next day or two we’ll have some announcements to make.”

Mowbray went on to add that the club’s goalkeeper may not be done there, with another ‘keeper on their radar. The Rovers boss said that in an ideal world they will bring in one younger goalkeeper and one with more experience.

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“We’re thinking two, but let’s get one done first. In an ideal world, we’d probably bring in a more experienced one and then a younger one to compete. We’ll see which one drops in first.”

Blackburn Rovers have been linked with a number of goalkeepers over the course of the summer, with Derby County man Scott Carson and Norwich City youngster Jon McCracken among those linked.

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