Sam Gallagher has joined Blackburn Rovers from Southampton in the summer transfer window.

Sam Gallagher has taken to Twitter to send a message to Southampton following his move to Blackburn Rovers.

As announced on Blackburn’s official website, Rovers have signed Gallagher from Premier League outfit Southampton on a permanent contract.

The 23-year-old striker had a loan spell at Ewood Park from the Saints during the 2016-17 campaign.

According to LancsLive, Rovers paid Saints a transfer fee of £5 million in order to secure the services of the striker in the summer transfer window.

The former England Under-20 international has taken to Twitter and Instagram to send an emotional message to Southampton, and he is also looking forward to playing for Blackburn Rovers.

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Good decision?

Gallagher had been on the books of Southampton since 2012, but the youngster had struggled to establish himself in the Saints’ first team.

The 23-year-old had loan spells at Milton Keynes Dons, Blackburn and Birmingham City since 2015, and it made sense for the striker to leave the St. Mary’s Stadium on a permanent contract.

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