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Evans aiming big at Blackburn Rovers

Evans is aiming for promotion with Blackburn this season. Credit: PA

Corry Evans wants Blackburn to be sitting top of the Championship on Friday night and hopes that is a position they never deviate far from throughout the season.

Rovers entertain Cardiff, who were one of the three sides relegated from the Premier League last year, at Ewood Park to kick off the new domestic campaign.

We're wanting to get promotion, be it automatic or through the play-offs; that's our goal.

It's really everyone's goal in this division because anyone can beat anyone. But I think the experience we had as a team last year gelled us well. We know our style and we know the way we want to play. Hopefully we can put that into good practice this year.

– Blackburn midfielder Corry Evans speaking to

Mutch leaves Cardiff for QPR

Jordon Mutch
Jordon Mutch has returned to England. Credit: PA

Jordon Mutch has signed a four-year contract with QPR to complete his move from Cardiff.

The 22-year-old midfielder is expected link up with his new Loftus Road team-mates on Thursday after Rangers agreed an undisclosed fee with the Bluebirds.

QPR secured Mutch's transfer after making an improved offer to Cardiff nearing the £6million-mark, Press Association Sport understands.


Blackpool to get two more

John Lundstram
John Lundstram has a few loan spells in the past. Credit: PA

Blackpool are set to complete deals for two more players to give them a squad of 16, according to the Blackpool Gazette.

Everton midfielder John Lundstram and former Manchester City striker Ishmael Miller are both expected to sign on in the very near future.

Lundstram will join the club on a six-month loan deal, whereas Miller will become the club's highest paid player when he puts pen-to-paper.

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