Blackburn to land free agent Graham

HITC Sport understands free agent striker has agreed move to Blackburn Rovers.

Danny Graham celebrates after scoring the second goal for Blackburn

Blackburn Rovers are poised to sign former Sunderland striker Danny Graham on a free transfer, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

New Blackburn boss Owen Coyle has been busy in the transfer market since his appointment at Ewood Park bringing in former Celtic striker Anthony Stokes on a free transfer as well as West Ham United defender Stephen Hendrie on loan, and now he wants to add Graham to his squad.

Blackburn Rovers' Danny Graham celebrates scoring their first goal

Graham spent the second half of last season on loan at Ewood Park, finishing as the club’s top scorer with seven goals in 18 appearances.

Blackburn Rovers' Danny Graham celebrates scoring their second goal with Matthew Kilgallon

The former Watford and Swansea City striker is looking for a new club after seeing out his contract at Sunderland earlier this month.

A number of clubs have expressed an interest in Graham, but it appears Blackburn are in pole position to land the well-travelled forward.

New Blackburn Rovers Manager Owen Coyle poses after the press conference

Blackburn chief Coyle admitted earlier this week that the club had made Graham a good offer to join the club on a permanent basis and now the 30-year-old is ready to accept the deal as he looks to kick-start his career after a disappointing spell at Sunderland.

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