Blackburn Rovers should make move for Leeds United's Eunan O'Kane

Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United and Charlie Mulgrew during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United at Ewood Park on February 1, 2017 in Blackburn, England

Blackburn should target Leeds midfielder.

Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United and Charlie Mulgrew during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United at Ewood Park on February 1, 2017 in Blackburn, England

A shake up at Leeds United this summer leaves a number of players in need of a fresh start and also provides clubs with a chance to swoop in.

Eunan O'Kane is a player who needs to move on and newly promoted Blackburn Rovers should take a look.

Rovers performed wonders this season to win promotion straight back to the Championship after their unfortunate relegation and they need to be focus on more than just staying up next season.

Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United is tackled by Che Adams of Birmingham City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Leeds United at St Andrews (stadium) on March 3,...

Success of Millwall and Sheffield United this season shows that Blackburn should think about challenging for the play-offs.

O'Kane would be a smart signing for Blackburn, as his experience could be invaluable.

Two years ago he was a Premier League player with Bournemouth before stepping down with Leeds, and in his first season for the club under Garry Monk he was one of their most important players.

Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United leaves the field after being sent off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Leeds United at Portman Road on January 13, 2018 in...

Despite shaky form in the second half of this past season under Paul Heckingbottom he was a regular in the team, but competition from emerging talent Oriol Rey and returning loanee Yosuke Ideguchi puts him under increased pressure at the Whites.

Leeds fans are keen to see fresh faces, and Blackburn could benefit from bringing in the 27-year-old Ireland international.

He would help consolidate their status as a Championship side and if he can re-discover his 2016/17 form, play a part in helping Rovers challenge for a play-off spot.

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