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Blackburn Rovers have completed the signing of their former striker Roque Santa Cruz from Manchester City.
The 29-year-old Paraguayan had a medical at Ewood Park on Friday and tied up the loose ends of his loan switch until the end of the season.
“I feel like I am coming home – this has been the easiest decision of my career,” he told Blackburn’s website.
Santa Cruz, who played for Rovers from 2007-09, could feature in their Premier League game at Chelsea on Saturday. (BBC Sport)
This is probably a move that everyone wanted. Blackburn Rovers could do with another goalscoring option, there top scorer Nikola Kalinic having only managed four Premier League strikes so far this season. Manchester City need to trim their squad of unnecessary wastage and this way Roque Santa Cruz at least gets a taste of first team football.
If Santa Cruz starts for Steve Kean’s side on Saturday it will be his first Premier League start in over 10 months, oddly enough the Paraguayan did score in that game but has been surplus to requirements at Eastlands for quite some time.
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