Rovers make Rigters move
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Maceo Rigters is understood to be in England and in talks with Blackburn.Skysports.com understands that Maceo Rigters is in England and in talks with Blackburn Rovers.
Scottish champions Celtic had been leading the race, whilst Norwich City have also lodged a firm bid for the exciting 23-year-old.
Newcastle have also been linked, but now Blackburn look to have taken a firm step ahead in the race to secure his signature.
The player's agent has previously insisted that he was heading to Glasgow, but now it is believed Blackburn are holding talks.
Rovers supremo John Williams admits manager Mark Hughes is a fan of the Dutch Under-21 star.
"The Dutch lad is someone that Mark likes. I know that he admires him a lot," said Williams.
Rigters, currently with NAC Breda, has a clause in his contract allowing him to move for less than £1million.