Jay Emmanuel-Thomas on his way to Ewood Park.
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Skysports.com understands Blackburn Rovers are lining up a loan move for Arsenal attacker Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.
The 20-year-old has not featured in Arsene Wenger’s first-team plans so far this season and could exit the Emirates in search of first-team football.
He has had previous stints at Blackpool and Doncaster Rovers in the past but Rovers could offer him valuable Premier League playing time. (Sky Sports)
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas may have made four appearances from the bench for Arsenal this season, but excluding injury time he has cumulatively racked up just 28 minutes of first team action.
A Premier League loan move proved an exceptionally useful experience for Jack Wilshere last season when he spent time at Bolton Wanderers, and with opportunities looking scarce in the Arsenal line-up at present, Blackburn could be an excellent opportunity for Emmanuel-Thomas.
Besides, with the signing of Ronaldinho looking increasingly less likely, Blackburn fans are hungry for someone able to do this…
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