New Blackburn signing confident of avoiding survival struggle

Yakubu is confident that Blackburn Rovers will turn things aroundBlackburn’s newest acquisition, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, says that his new club won’t have to endure a relegation battle this season despite the team’s bad start to the season.

The striker joined Rovers in a deadline day deal from Everton, and joins Scott Dann as a new signing.

The Nigerian international stated: “There is a long way to go and when we get our first win we will be back. We are not panicking about going down or staying up.”

The 28 year-old went on to say: “They struggled against relegation last season but it would be nice to finish in the top half this season and I believe we can do it.”

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