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City Show Interest In Blackburn's Brad Friedel

Latest speculation suggests Manchester City, Aston Villa and Arsenal are in the race to sign Blackburn Rovers keeper, Brad Friedel.

New Blackburn boss, Paul Ince has told the veteran keeper that he can leave the club at the earliest opportunity, while Rovers chairman John Williams has confirmed that several clubs have shown an interest in the 37-year-old American.

Ewood Parks reliable shot stopper is valued anywhere between £1.5m and £2.5million, while Friedel's former boss, Mark Hughes is thought to have offered Rovers closer to £1m.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 14 2008

Time: 10:04AM

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Would be good to have another American Goalkeeper also called Brad just to confuse the players in training.
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14/07/2008 10:21:00

Told he can leave?!?!? Ince wants to keep him... Williams told the Lancashire Telegraph: "There is some interest, but Paul Ince's wish is to start the season with Brad Friedel." The keeper played with Ince at Liverpool and recently backed the former Milton Keynes Dons manager's appointment at Rovers. Lets not get ahead of ourselves lads.
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14/07/2008 10:36:00

I will admit one thing he is a great keeper one of the best in the premier league if not the best
dunne deal
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14/07/2008 10:49:00

I agree DD but I still cant get my head around this one. Can only think there is some kind of coaching role lined up in the deal. Would be great short term competition for Hart, but would be happier if we were looking at other areas of the team to strengthen (ie. right side midfield).
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14/07/2008 11:00:00

I hope Brad stays and from what Ince has said he wants to keep him.
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16/07/2008 13:39:00


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