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Ewood Park stay now likely for U21 cap John O'Sullivan


John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan

John O'Sullivan

Blackburn Rovers

BLACKBURN Rovers may delay a loan spell away from the club for Ireland U21 star John O'Sullivan.

The 21-year-old, who only signed a new one-year deal with the Championship side last week, had been in line for a loan move before injury intervened and now boss Gary Bowyer says he may need to retain him.

"John is injured at the moment, which his a blow for him, he's got a bit of a bad back," said Bowyer.

"When he's fit we'll have a look at the situation because we have got a hell of a lot of games in the next three weeks so it might be one where we keep him around to make sure we are covered."