Swedish international not leaving Ewood Park yet.
West Ham have had a £2million bid for Blackburn Rovers defender Martin Olsson rejected and told the Swedish international is not for sale, the Lancashire Telegraph report.
Olsson was earmarked by West Ham boss Sam Allardyce as the man to fill the problematic left-back area with George McCartney sidelined through injury and teenager Daniel Potts, who impressed in the 2-2 FA Cup draw with Manchester United, lacking experience.
Allardyce knows Olsson well have coached the Swede, who is equally comfortable on the left-side of midfield, during his time in charge of Blackburn, but will have to considerably improve his £2million offer to take him to Upton Park.
Olsson, for the time being, is committed to Championship side Blackburn, telling the Lancashire Telegraph: “I have nothing to say on that. I just want to focus on Rovers. I don’t want to offend anyone, I just want to focus on my football and that’s it.
“There has been speculation since the summer but I just have to let it go and focus on my football. If I focus on something else, I am not going to be focused here. So I am focused on Blackburn 100 per cent.”
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